SA among top 40 spam countries

2015-11-24 11:17

South Africa was ranked 36th as a global source of spam in the third quarter of 2015, according to an antivirus software firm.

SA parents worry about what kids see online

2015-10-28 13:14

Almost a third of South African parents feel they have no control of what their children see online, a survey has showed.

How tech savvy are you?

2015-09-28 12:55

A security company has launched a quiz after a survey revealed that less than a quarter of internet users were able to identify phishing web pages.

Child safety app helps protect kids

2015-08-25 14:19

Parents now have the option of additional protection for children who use smartphones or tablets.

Women less aware of cyber threats than men - survey

2015-08-11 12:59

A survey by security company Kaspersky Lab has found that 19% of women think that they may become victims of cyber crime compared to 25% of men.

Nedbank takes the fight to cyber scammers

2015-07-17 14:38

Nedbank's new big data security tool will help the bank's clients avoid being victims of fraud.

Companies face major cybercrime offensive

2015-06-29 11:19

Businesses across the globe are facing unprecedented cyber attack risks as criminal groups bombard servers with malware, new research has revealed.

SA 'wary' of internet banking

2015-06-24 12:22

Banking on the internet has become a mainstream activity, but a study says many South Africans still believe that visiting a branch is safer than using online platforms.

Computer worm enabled spying on Iran talks

2015-06-10 23:39

A computer worm designed to gather foreign intelligence and widely linked to Israel has been used to spy on negotiations with Iran on curtailing its nuclear programme.

Majority of spam originates in the US

2015-05-20 09:05

While global spam has declined slightly, the United States remains the largest source for dodgy emails hitting inboxes around the world, a survey has found.


SA firms face ransomware spike

2015-11-16 14:45

Cyber criminals have upped the ante by targeting local companies with ransomware, says a security company.

Survey shows lax payment security with web users

2015-10-07 15:47

People making online payments care little about security, a survey has revealed.

SA 'most worried' about account hacking

2015-09-23 13:25

Theft of online accounts is one of the chief threats for internet users in South Africa, research suggests.

Companies are failing to prevent hacking - study

2015-08-21 15:19

Financial firms are more interested in mitigating cyber attacks than preventing them, a new survey has found.

'Digital amnesia' haunts smartphone users

2015-07-28 13:01

An increasing number of consumers are suffering digital amnesia where they can't remember key data entrusted to mobile devices, a new survey has found.

Negligence the 'main reason' for cyber hacking

2015-07-10 06:45

Negligence has been cited as the key reason for cyber security breaches, new research shows.

Facebook reveals new security tool

2015-06-24 13:24

Facebook announced it has been using a new security tool to help detect and remove malicious software for its users.

Israel dismisses cyber hacking accusation

2015-06-11 11:52

An Israeli deputy minister dismissed as baseless reports Israel may have had a connection to a computer virus used to compromise Iran nuclear talks.

New internet scam targets Windows Live

2015-05-22 08:58

Criminals are engaged in a new scam where they exploit your Windows Live ID to steal personal information.

Cyber thieves eyeing your bank balance

2015-05-12 10:04

The first three months of 2015 has confirmed that cyber criminals are determined to steal cash with sophisticated tools capable of multiple threats.

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