COVID-19 Fears Make Cyber Scams in South Africa Easier

COVID-19 Fears Make Cyber Scams in South Africa Easier

As if a global pandemic hasn’t been enough, it appears that cybercrime is on the rise in South Africa as criminals take advantage of corporate weaknesses during the COVID-19 crisis. From increased phishing scams to attacks on networks, companies seem to be aware that they need to do something but few are taking an action. […]

Cybercriminals Prey on Telegram & Signal Users

Cybercriminals Prey on Telegram & Signal Users

The problem with extremist apps, websites, and social media is that those that join them are typically also those that believe conspiracy theories. In other words, they have a desire to believe what they want instead of fact checked sources and their gullibility makes them easy prey for cybercriminals. The popularity of apps such as […]

Cyberattack on 15 UK Schools

Cyberattack on 15 UK Schools

Online learning at 15 Schools in the United Kingdom halted due to cyberattack. The Nova Education Trust co-operative own all the schools based in Nottinghamshire. The schools reported issues via social media, with the school needing to shut down the IT systems citing a cyberattack. Nova Education Trust stated that “a threat actor was able […]

The Solar Winds Hack Shows the Danger to All Countries

The Solar Winds Hack Shows the Danger to All Countries

The hacking that occurred in many of the U.S. agencies and departments has caused a massive tsunami around the globe.  The breach may have made the news in its announcement of the plight in the U.S., but it has also caused major problems with organizations, companies (including Microsoft), and even other governments of the world. […]

South Africa Suffers with Third Highest Cybercrime

South Africa Suffers with Third Highest Cybercrime

As if 2020 wasn’t bad enough with a global pandemic that has brought most of the world to its knees, South Africans have experienced an insult to industry by having the third number of cyber crime victims. A report by Accenture shows that even though South Africa ranks 25th in the world’s population, its citizens […]