Cybercrime Cost

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South Africans are feeling the effects of an increase in cyber crime, collectively costing victims over R3.42 billion rand over the past 12 months, according to a new report by Symantec. The report is based on interviews conducted with 13,022 adults from 24 countries (a minumum of 500 people per country), carried out between July […]

Mobile Cybercrime in South Africa

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Cyber crime can be defined as : “criminal activities carried out by means of computers or the Internet.” With the use of smart phones these days, we can add mobile to that list. Recently twelve people were arrested in Pretoria, for being involved in an International cybercrime syndicate. Authorities stated that “ the suspects, 11 […]

SA Gov Addresses Cybercrime but…

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In 2014, the government of South Africa published the intention of having the State Security Agency conduct an electronic security needs analysis for the country. Actions would be taken to identify, secure and protect critical electronic communications and state organs infrastructure against electronic access that was unauthorized as well as all related threats. Companies across […]

Brazil’s Cybercrime And SA

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Brazil’s Cybercrime: A Red Flag Alert for SA Each week, it seems that there is a new cyber security threat from a growing list of countries. One of the latest alerts has come from Brazil, and the underground market is not just launching cyberattacks, but has turned the concept into a business by selling the […]