Social Engineering

Social engineering, in the context of information security, refers to psychological manipulation of people into performing actions or divulging confidential information. A type of confidence trick for the purpose of information gathering, fraud, or system access, it differs from a traditional “con” in that it is often one of many steps in a more complex fraud scheme.

Tracking Bitcoin Hackers
Blockchain & Bitcoin

Tracking Bitcoin Hackers

The crypto-currency landscape has been a veritable fertile ground for Bitcoin hackers. With few laws or guarantees governing Bitcoin transactions,

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Bitcoin Scams crypto-currency
Blockchain & Bitcoin

Bitcoin and Scams

Bitcoin is just one of the many cryptocurrencies that have been created over the last number of years. Crypto-currencies are

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CIPC Breached
Data Breaches

CIPC breached

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) in South Africa recently fell victim to a significant cyberattack, triggering concerns about

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DARPA attacked.
Cyber Security

DARPA attacked.

The Snatch gang claims to have hacked the Department of Defence South Africa and added the military organisation to its

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