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How to Be Safe From the “Reset Password” Email Scam

Most online services have built-in security systems that alert employees when the systems detect “unusual” activity on their accounts. For example, legitimate email services or similar will send notifications about attempts to reset the phone number and e-mail address linked...

6 Tips to Avoid Cyber Infections

While the national lockdown should go a long way to slowing the spread of COVID-19 across the country, the fact that many housebound South Africans are spending more time than usual on their digital devices means it's more important...

Know the value of your digital and biometric data

The world of technology advancements has opened us up to several possibilities that were once considered a pipe dream. Although many offer convenience and have positively impacted ample aspects of society, it must be acknowledged that it has also...

NCC plans to curb cybercrime in Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced plans to introduce a code of practice for internet service providers (ISPs) in a bid to curb cyber-crimes in Nigeria. The new code will help to secure the country’s cyberspace against imminent threats...

What we can expect from IT security in 2019

The last three years in IT innovation have laid the foundation for even greater changes within the technology sphere. While some of these changes will simply build on developments in IoT, AI, smart industries and smart homes as well...

Beware cyber scammers as you prepare to shop before and after Black Friday

With ‘Black Friday’ just around the corner, this year on 23 November, South Africans are preparing once again to embrace and make this popular American shopping day their own, where retailers offer massive discounts for both online as well...

Attivo Networks showcases need for deception technology as global cyber warfare heats up

During mid-April, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) in the United Kingdom presented detailed plans to government departments about the priority areas where the NCSC will work with the government, industry and law enforcement to improve the cyber resilience...

The future of the Internet of Things: security is everything!

The Internet of Things (IoT) is counted among emerging technologies that promise to transform the South African market. While the opportunity for IoT is young in South Africa, its potential influence is far-reaching. For example, in the mining industry,...

Threat of cyber attacks on the rise

Worldwide, entertainment and media companies are increasingly becoming targets for cybercrime as cyber criminals find new and innovative ways to defeat security measures and controls. The theft of intellectual property or commercially sensitive information, amongst others, is identified as one...

Cyber-crime: How it makes criminals filthy rich

During Kaspersky Lab’s annual Security Analysis Summit held in Budapest, Hungary, the Enterprise and Online security experts focussed on cyber-criminals and where their riches come from – often at very low risk to the perpetrators. Stefan Tanase, Senior Security Researcher...
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