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 Use Facebook Profile Impersonation for Scams

Cybercriminals Use Facebook Profile Impersonation for Scams

Facebook has had a litany of problems almost since its inception. Creating a business model that has online advertising opened the door for some rather devious criminals. The unfortunate fact that Facebook users seemed to trust the social media platform enough to not only put large volumes of personal information but to also attach payment […]

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 […]

Classified Advertising SCAMS

People have always used classified advertising as a source for personal needs in their lives. Whether it has been a home for rent, a car for sale or looking for a pet, these have been a very intimate way to locate or sell items on a local base. While there have always been unscrupulous individuals, […]

Boarding passes linked to a wealth of information about flyers

Krebs from Krebs on security, asks you to consider“the next time you’re thinking of throwing away a used boarding pass with a barcode on it, consider tossing the boarding pass into a document shredder instead. Two-dimensional barcodes and QR codes can hold a great deal of information, and the codes printed on airline boarding passes […]