Stokvel members urged to be vigilant over festive season as criminals ready to strike

2019-11-14 20:12

Sabric, a financial crime information centre, shares its tips on staying safe over the festive season.

Gauteng 'tops' for ATM related robberies, Eastern Cape for bank robberies - new study

2019-06-26 20:56

Most robberies after people withdrew money at an ATM or inside a bank branch occur in Gauteng, according to a report by the SA Banking Risk Information Centre.

'Just hang up' : Consumer group warns of phone scams

2019-06-20 11:10

In vishing – or voice phishing attacks – scammers speak directly to victims to try and convince them they are in speaking to someone from a legitimate organisation.

Be wary of scammers, banking sector warns

2019-01-12 10:30

The banking industry has warned customers to always be vigilant of banking scams, especially when prompted for personal information.

Banking scams: Two-step verification isn't as safe as you think

2018-10-08 17:46

Criminals can approach your mobile service provider, pretending to be you, and request a transfer of your existing cell phone number to their new SIM card.

Banking scams: You've heard of phishing, but what about vishing and smishing?

2018-10-08 11:15

Digital technology has provided new ways for criminals to commit digital banking crimes, warns the SA Banking Risk Information Centre.

EXCLUSIVE: R1bn 'lost' to cash-in-transit robbers in 8 years - Hawks

2018-09-05 08:14

More than R1bn has been "lost" as a result of cash-in-transit robberies between 2008 and 2016, say the Hawks.

SA posts R4.5bn credit, debit card fraud over 7 years

2017-05-07 06:10

South Africans have lost almost R4.5 billion to credit and debit card fraud since 2010, the latest fraud data from the SA Banking Risk Information Centre (Sabric) show.

Warning of ATM card swap fraud as R99 debit scam rolls on

2017-02-13 16:02

Bank customers have been warned about an ATM card swapping scam, while Fin24 users continue falling victim to unauthorised debit orders.

ATMs 'vulnerable' to cyber hacking

2016-05-03 09:05

Bank ATMS are vulnerable to hacking because of outdated software, a security firm has found.


Warning: Criminals are impersonating SA CEOs and other execs to steal money

2019-09-25 09:30

Criminals impersonate senior managers and send email requests to junior staff in the accounting or finance function requesting that an urgent payment be made to a specific beneficiary.

SA digital banking fraud soars 75% in a year

2019-06-26 13:00

The SA Banking Risk Information Centre has found that reported incidents of digital banking fraud grew by 75% between 2017 and 2018, as criminals increasingly used social engineering tactics to steal money.

Sunday Read: Passwords, malware and why banks aren't the bad guys

2019-04-21 09:38

South African Banking Risk Information Centre CEO Kalyani Pillay says she has led an agile and growing organisation that assists banks through a unique model to improve security.

7 tips to protect yourself from malicious software, spyware

2018-10-09 09:01

Malicious software, spyware and key loggers are three ways cyber criminals use to obtain sensitive information from unsuspecting consumers.

Cybercrime: Is that email really from your boss?

2018-10-08 13:14

Introducing email spoofing and its targeted cousin, CEO fraud - cybercrimes the SA Banking Risk Information Centre cautions could be tricky to spot.

Cybercrime now 55% of gross losses in SA banking industry - report

2018-10-04 20:30

More than half of the gross losses due to crime reported to the SA Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC) occur online.

ALERT: Bank clients cautioned amid SIM-swap attacks

2017-05-03 05:00

The South African Banking Risk Information Centre has cautioned bank clients not to click on any hyperlinks in emails purporting to come from a bank.

Why banking fraud is here to stay

2016-05-18 09:05

Internet users are contributing to banking and financial fraud by falling victims to cyber scams designed to steal cash, says a cyber security expert.

Warning over rising SA mobile banking fraud

2016-04-21 12:47

Local bank customers must pay closer attention to their mobile security, the South African Bank Information Centre has said.

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