It is becoming better understood that, in order to stop phishing attacks, we need to be able to see them coming. At the same time, it also helps to have an idea around which phishing and malware threats we should be keeping an eye out for. This is according...
December 28, 2018 •
Fundi Maseko •
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Each year the festive season sees a peak in the number of cyberattacks, with hackers attracted by an increase in online purchases and lower vigilance levels. Online security giant Kaspersky reports that holiday season hacking rates increased by over 20% in...
South African consumers are becoming increasingly dependent on their mobile devices for daily banking activities. As such, there is pressure on financial service providers to adapt quickly to a mobile-first environment. Looming large among the challenges that...
April 3, 2014 •
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According to the data collected for Kaspersky Lab’s study Financial cyber threats in 2013, cybercriminals are trying harder than ever to acquire confidential user information and steal money from bank accounts by creating fake sites mimicking financial...
January 26, 2012 •
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Cybercrime has come a long way. Originally, it was mainly a digital form of vandalism, but has developed into a criminal business enterprise operated for financial gain. Cybercrime is now worth billions. AVG Technologies, a provider of internet and mobile...