Creating a Good COVID-19 Security Plan

Creating a Good COVID-19 Security Plan

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit just about every country and cybercriminals have taken full advantage of its crippling effects. The sheer volume of increased cyberattacks has exposed the vulnerability of individuals, businesses, and governments. Scam e-mails from what appear to be valid sources such as the World Health Organization or government health websites have opened up a dam of viruses and malware in a time when people should be focusing
What You Need to Know about Digital Piracy

What You Need to Know about Digital Piracy

The speed in which we have transitioned to the digital forms of communication has been compared to the magnitude of change that occurred in the industrial revolution. At no other time have we experienced such an alteration in the methods that we use, and in the race for global digitalization, companies and governments haven’t been able to keep up with the cybercriminals devoted to stealing proprietary property. The thieves involved

Internet Piracy in South Africa: The Conditions and Consequences

As the internet continues to become the main source for entertainment, countries around the globe are stepping up to incorporate laws for internet use and access. The problem is that the internet itself is the main culprit for the inability to catch criminals that are involved in cybercrime, and countries such as South Africa may have cybersecurity laws in place, but they are both weak and rarely acted upon. This
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
Organized Cybercriminals

Organised Cybercriminals: Getting Worse, Not Better

Since the 1980’s, security professionals and government agencies around the globe have been trying to place their focus on the main sources of cybercrime. Yet just as the proverbial “leaks in a dam,” they find that they plug one up only to have three more appear. The landscape of cybercrime has not only experienced an incredible upswing, but has made so much profit that the cybercriminals are now more organised