Gaming Industry at Great Risk for Cyber Attacks

Gaming Industry at Great Risk for Cyber Attacks

Cybercriminals have been increasing their attention to the gaming industry as an easy way to get access to credit card information. In a process known as “credential stuffing” criminals target their attacks using pre-existing stolen identifications, giving them the ability to make lucrative profits. The gaming industry as a whole is aware of the cybersecurity problems and have added additional security protocols. The Akamai Technologies Cloud delivery network provider put
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Identity Theft On The Rise: What to Do and Look Out For – Part 2

Identity theft in SA has become one of the largest major concerns, especially in an economy that bases so much on credit. The surprising factor is that even those that feel they have done everything to protect themselves, may find their identity stolen and they are swept into a world of chaos and doubt. The key aspect in this crime is to act fast and stop the perpetrators at every
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Identity Theft On The Rise: What to Do and Look Out For – Part 1

Identity theft in SA has become one of the largest major concerns, especially in an economy that bases so much on credit. The surprising factor is that even those that feel they have done everything to protect themselves, may find their identity stolen and they are swept into a world of chaos and doubt. The key aspect in this crime is to act fast and stop the perpetrators at every
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Card Skimming – The New Dark Evil

One of the more popular methods of accessing consumer account information is ‘card skimming’. South Africa, as well as the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Netherlands and the United States have experienced an intensification of this crime and it has become a major challenge to overcome. The process of card skimming requires that a device be input into the payment machine or ATM so that when a credit card is swiped
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Prepaid Credit Card Fraud

Credit card fraud throughout the world consists of three different types: debit, credit and prepaid and as of 2013, almost one third of South Africans have been a victim of some form of card fraud. What started out as ingenious ‘419 scams’, alluring unsuspecting individuals into investing, purchasing or believing in a non-existent offer or situation, has expanded in sophistication due to the abundance of internet cafes. The increased use