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Beefed-up banking malware stalks smartphones

2016-01-25 12:35

Cyber criminals have updated mobile malicious software to steal financial information, according to an internet security company.

Zuma, other leaders easy target for hackers in Davos

2016-01-20 10:52

As world leaders gather in Davos for the World Economic Forum, they should ensure that their mobile phones are secure as cyber criminals stalk them, says a security company.

How to check your password strength

2015-12-17 10:05

A simple password is broken in less than a second but a more complicated one with upper and lower case letters, digits and symbols could take over 10 000 centuries.

Cyber crooks 'double' attacks on SA

2015-12-03 10:00

Hackers have doubled the number of cyber attacks against South Africans as the expansion of internet access brings people online, says an antivirus software firm.

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.

 

Zuma, other leaders easy target for hackers in Davos

2016-01-20 12:19

As world leaders gather in Davos for the World Economic Forum, they should ensure that their mobile phones are secure as cyber criminals stalk them, says a security company.

SA banks 'coping' amid global cybercrime wave

2016-01-18 09:26

Local banks are investing in cybercrime defence as financial institutions globally face an increasing trend of cyber theft, an international survey has found.

Beware cyber scammers using these tricks

2015-12-10 11:49

As more South Africans consider buying online during the shopping season, the online criminal playbook is in full swing trying to separate consumers from their cash.

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.

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