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Experts predict a significant spike in ransomware attacks and phishing scams as employees and businesses are forced to work remotely.
Cybersecurity company Kaspersky says criminals use popular artists' names to spread malware hidden in music tracks or video clips.
The cost of hacking is wreaking havoc on business productivity – and South Africa isn’t immune to this scourge.
Quantum supercomputers are on the way, scientists say, but they'll herald hacking risks as well as huge advances.
North Korean hackers allegedly raised some R30 billion with sophisticated attacks targeting inter-bank transfers and by hijacking crypto currency – and a new report says South Africa was a target.
Cybercrime is a growing threat, and the financial services sector is among the most vulnerable, says Sharron L. McPherson.
WhatsApp has pressed users to update its messaging service, following a report that a vulnerability in the software allowed attackers to hack into people’s phones using commercial Israeli spyware.
When the average consumer pays a merchant in Europe via PayPal, their data goes to around 600 companies with zero visibility. And that's just the beginning, says Riccardo Spagni.
According to current data, South Africa has the third-highest number of cybercrime victims worldwide. Experts warn that the threat has never been more severe, yet we are lagging when it comes to preventing cyber-attacks.
The New Development Bank wants the general public to be aware that fraudulent e-mails with money transfer requests are using the name of the bank.
Already, 2 673 cybercrime attempts have been detected involving fake coronavirus solutions, and the distribution of 513 unique scam files.
An infamous Russian-speaking hacking group referred to as Silence is the likely culprit making thousands of attempts to hack major banks in sub-Saharan Africa, says Kaspersky Lab.
The City of Joburg has announced a breach of its network on and shut down its website and all e-services as a precautionary measure.
A recent North Korean cyberattack in which South Africa was apparently among 17 countries targeted, relates to the activity of the so-called Lazarus group, says a Kaspersky expert.
An antivirus expert lists seven tips to help shield taxpayers from cyber crime attacks.
Exercises and cyber simulations must be conducted at all levels of government to prepare for the next phase of cyber threats that will be interwoven across national security, an expert has warned.
Amazon.com has been hit by an "extensive" fraud, revealing that unidentified hackers were able to siphon funds from merchant accounts over six months last year.
ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte's emails and messaging systems have been hacked, according to the party.
Concerns about cyber-crime being a huge problem in Africa and also in the BRICS countries have been tabled numerous times, but have not resulted in decisive action, the International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security heard.
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