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 […]

Tik Tok and the Increase in Young Girls on the Platform.

Tik Tok and the Increase in Young Girls on the Platform.

It goes without saying that the internet has been the biggest success story for any kind of illegal or immoral base around the globe. One of the most viable for this award has been the social media platform “Tik Tok” whose 2018 launch has been incredibly popular among young people in 155 countries and 75 […]

Misinformation Reducing Security in Countries

Misinformation Reducing Security in Countries

It should first be stated that misinformation and published propaganda isn’t new. In the past those that wanted to spread what is now called “fake news” made use of the methods of the time: publications and radio. Laws in some countries made it difficult to extend false stories in the news media, but this completely […]

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Local website hacked for phishing expedition

A webserver hosted on the Telkom network, has been breached and used to host a phishing site.  Urlscan lists the site as naphotography.co.za with three levels of file systems as shown below. Cyber criminals do this to hide phishing sites. Naphotography.co.za / 83de / journal / citi Urlscan.io has confirmed that the domain had been […]

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Malvertising: Accessing Your Data through Legitimate Advertising

Both consumers and businesses have long made the assumption that malware is delivered in a variety of ways, but most are through accessing low-level websites or opening email. As with any form of cyber hacking, the criminals have developed even more sophisticated methods and the most recent has been sending malware through legitimate advertising areas. […]