Bitcoin Attracts Scam Trading Exchanges and Platforms

Bitcoin Attracts Scam Trading Exchanges and Platforms

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 […]

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 […]

Credential-stuffing

Credential Stuffing Phishing

In a few surveys, it was estimated that nearing 81% of users reuse the same login and 25% use the same password across multiple accounts. Given that there are many cybercriminals that are successfully breaching various systems, all they have to have is stolen credentials that consist of usernames, emails and the corresponding passwords. Credential […]

Small Business Cybersecurity Toolkit- Part 2 of 2

Small Business Cybersecurity Toolkit- Part 2 of 2

Cybersecurity is one of the top considerations and should be considered part of the cost of doing business. Small companies are often left out with little or no information, abilities, or resources to protect their investments. Implementing best cybersecurity practices can be a challenge for most small companies, however, organizing system-wide actions can save time, […]