The largest problem regarding ransomware in South Africa is that a majority of organisations have taken little or no steps to be proactive against these attacks.
Bitcoin is one of the newer cryptocurrency methods for trading, and as with everything on the internet, scammers and cybercriminals have been using both traditional and new ways to steal from those that are unaware. Promises of fast money and big returns have long been a mainstay for investment thieves, and as the popularity of […]
Wherever there is money, it is almost a given that there will be hacking attempts to steal it and one of the most popular methods of keeping your transactions secret has been cryptocurrency. This is a type of ‘virtual money’ that can be spent anywhere in the world and there are a number of cryptocurrency […]
In the last few years a rather nasty form of malware has been showing up in both private and business systems. Known as ‘ransomware’, these cybercriminals do not try to hide the fact that they have stolen your information and data, in fact they display a screen informing the victim of the fact and demanding […]
Wikipedia defines Bitcoin as “Bitcoin is a payment system invented by Satoshi Nakamoto, who published the invention in 2008 and released it as open-source software in 2009.The system is peer-to-peer: users can transact directly without needing an intermediary.” “Rolf Deppe and his business partner, Monre Botes decided that they wanted to bring a Bitcoin vending […]