50 countries vow to fight cybercrime - US and Russia don't

2018-11-13 05:15

Fifty nations and over 150 tech companies are pledging to do more to fight criminal activity on the internet, including interference in elections and hate speech. But the United States, Russia and China are not among them.

Treasury the latest victim in spate of government website hacking attacks

2018-10-10 14:24

The notorious hacker has in the past targeted various government websites, including those of the Cybersecurity Hub, the Department of Environmental Affairs, the Presidency and the City of Tshwane.

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.

US Agency backs tech firms denying China hacked their systems

2018-10-07 15:17

The Department of Homeland Security said it has no reason to question denials by U.S. technology companies of a report that Chinese spies had used a microchip to hack into American computer networks.

BEAT CYBERCRIME INSECURITY

2018-09-10 15:00

EVERY DAY there seems to be some sort of new technological breakthrough. We are flooded with stories of computers learning to paint pictures, write stories or drive cars.

Couple appears in court for alleged online dating scam

2018-08-15 17:48

A couple who allegedly defrauded 'vulnerable and unsuspecting' women through an online dating scam have appeared in the Cape Town Regional Court, according to the Hawks.

Increased regulations for companies as cybercrime hits SA

2018-06-20 14:27

As cybercrime increasingly affects South Africans, a number of new regulations, locally and internationally seek to protect citizens’ information.

Be vigilant, warns Goliath and Goliath CEO after losing R300k in email scam

2018-05-28 06:45

Goliath and Goliath CEO Kate Goliath is encouraging small businesses to ramp up security measures after her comedy and entertainment agency fell victim to invoice intercepting as a result of email hacking.

Here's how cyber criminals are targeting attorneys in scams to steal cash

2018-05-14 12:34

Attorneys are the latest targets of focused cyber scams, with knowledge of the law not always proving a match for increasingly innovative cyber criminals.

Using WiFi in a public place? Check this name very carefully

2018-03-18 08:57

Hackers are using fake WiFi spots in SA to steal your info.

 

Charges withdrawn against 3 accused of selling places at UKZN medical school

2018-11-01 16:32

Charges against three people accused of corruption for allegedly "selling places" at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s medical school, have been provisionally withdrawn.

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.

EXCLUSIVE: Notorious hacker shuts down government website... again

2018-08-28 17:31

A notorious hacker has completely shut down government website cybersecurityhub.gov.za and has made it completely inaccessible.

SA companies lose on average R36 million every time they get hacked

2018-07-12 11:15

Cyber criminals appear to be winning the war of cyber security as they put South African businesses to the sword.

Liberty customers urged to change all banking passwords amid inside-job rumours

2018-06-18 13:04

There is speculation that there was inside involvement. It appears [they] had access to the entire server [so] it seems unlikely it was external, says IT guru Arthur Goldstuck.

Hackers loot R300 000 from Goliath and Goliath: 'I'm petrified', says CEO

2018-05-27 18:00

Comedy and entertainment agency Goliath and Goliath has suffered a loss of more than R300 000 in what appears to be a phishing scam.

Companies want your valuable browsing data

2018-05-11 11:06

When you use the internet, companies such as Google track every search and interaction. Fortunately, there are options for those who want to protect their privacy.

Hacked Japan crypto exchange refunds customers

2018-03-13 14:38

Japan-based virtual currency exchange Coincheck has refunded more than $440m to customers following the hack of its systems, which was one of the largest thefts of its kind.

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