Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Machine learning is being used to track behavioural patterns - well enough to predict fraud before it happens.
The US government has failed to share enough information about cyber threats, including risks to election systems, with federal agencies and states, according to a top Trump administration intelligence official.
Consumers planning on purchasing their Christmas gifts online could be at risk of losing up to R70 000 per incident to cybercrime, says global IT group Dimension Data.
Although banks have measures in place to curb SIM-swap fraud, consumers must be vigilant, urges specialist business and IT consultant Liron Segev.
More reports of a phishing scam that targets Standard Bank customers and users of the rewards programme UCount have emerged.
A Western Cape man has lost R119 000 after falling victim to an email and text message scam that tells consumers they’ve won money in a UK Coca-Cola lottery draw.
Banks should accept culpability for scams carried out by their employees and punish those who steal money from unsuspecting account holders, says a Fin24 user.
A Fin24 user found out that instead of the Sars refund promised in a dodgy-sounding email, she actually had to pay the taxman an outstanding amount.
A Fin24 user tells how he fell victim to the tax refund scam currently doing the rounds, saying his bank washed its hands of all responsibility.
How not to be fooled by those oh-so-realistic but fake FNB and Absa emails.
The website domain belonging to the predecessor of the body responsible for registering companies and keeping a business registry and contact details of their directors has been scooped up by a man from Mexico.
MTN has warned its customers to be vigilant over the festive season and take the necessary precautions to avoid falling prey to fraudsters.
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.
Internet and media giant Naspers has issued a fraud alert, warning South Africans of a scam that promises high returns on share trades made on their behalf.
Scam emails and text messages that try to trick consumers into thinking that they have won a UK Coca-Cola lottery draw has Fin24 users annoyed.
Don’t think your business will never attract internet criminals because it is so new or small, or that your PC won't warrant an attack, says an expert.
Amid a new spate of phishing emails aimed at conning taxpayers, the SA Revenue Service has created a section on its website to raise the alarm on any scams.
Another Fin24 user who has received fake notifications of a Sars refund recounts his experience.
A Fin24 user tells how quick thinking by a bank saved his wife from having her account cleaned out by Sars scamsters.
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