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. […]

Experian Breach May Have Hit Millions in South Africa

Experian Breach May Have Hit Millions in South Africa

It has almost become commonplace to hear about cybersecurity attacks that result in system breaches. From individuals to corporations, everything from ransomware to network rifts, even those that have made attempts to protect personal and proprietary information have suffered by perpetrators. Given the high level of attention that global company communities have had towards cybercriminals, […]

Easiest Way for Cybercrime is with “Privileged Access” in an Organization

Easiest Way for Cybercrime is with “Privileged Access”

One of the priorities of every cybersecurity organisation is to explain that a majority of breaches in a system occurs due to compromised “privileged access” accounts. Depending on the age and size of a business, privileged access account management could have gone unchecked for years to decades, allowing an increasing number of accounts to access […]

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 […]

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 […]