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 […]

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 […]

What Happens After a Session Hijacking Attack

What Happens After a Session Hijacking Attack

The fact that almost any network or computer session is vulnerable to session hijacking should give pause to everyone. While these forms of cyberattacks typically happen to web applications and browser session, they do also rely on knowing the cookie session of the victim which is also called cookie side-jacking or cookie hijacking. Many often […]

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Worst SA Breach Ever: Info and What You Can Do; Part 2

This is Part 2 of a 2-part series to offer information and potential actions on the serious data breach that is now affecting almost everyone in South Africa. As the fallout continues to cascade on the worst information and data security breach that has ever happened in South Africa, people are left stunned, angry and […]

Mobile Cybercrime in South Africa

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 […]