Sharing your location on social media is a bad idea. But, you might unknowingly be doing just that. Here’s how to stay safe on social media.
With the rise in cybercrime, it is critical to understand how to protect yourself from these harmful attacks
The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development says its IT department is aware of the email message doing the rounds
Mobile payment channels are being targeted by those committing fraud in South Africa as it becomes more lucrative for them.
Criminals around the world make an estimated R270,4m from selling stolen data on the dark web. A recent study revealed the average price of South African data on such illicit marketplaces.
Experts urged the issue of cybersecurity to be raised to the core duties of the state, regarding growing internet economy with cybercrime.
South Africa reported 52 cybercrime victims per one million internet users, according to a study by Surfshark.
Urgent warning! Google Chrome users are urged to update Chrome immediately as they might be at risk of major hack attacks.
‘Do not send money to anyone’: Somizi Mhlongo warns Mzansi not to send any money to his number after being a victim of hacking once again.
Israel on Thursday launched an investigation into allegations that police used the controversial Pegasus spyware on the country’s citizens.
The Cybercrimes Act defines three types of harmful messages that could see you land up in jail in South Africa.
Cyber criminals accessed consumer and personal data from servers and at least one bank has confirmed that clients have been impacted.
The Justice Department announced it had become the latest victim of a malicious cyber attack which affected some of its functions
Sending a revenge porn text on WhatsApp or any of these categories of messages could land you in jail under a new law that has been passed.
The new Cybercrimes Act came into force on Tuesday – and it brings a specific set of warnings against these types of text messages.
Experts describe the “more_eggs” spearphishing campaign as “very lethal”.
You could be the victim of a targeted spam attack.
The recently discovered flaw was found in the popular app named Call Recorder which reportedly has been downloaded over a million times.
Data on the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, stolen during a cyber-attack in early December 2020, was released online shortly after the hack.
Here’s what you need to know.
“We were informed that the agency has been subject to a cyber-attack and that some documents relating to the regulatory submission for Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate”, as per BioNTech’s statement.
You should think twice about sending explicit images – with or without this new law. Here’s what messages will now constitute a ‘revenge porn’ offence.
Instant EFT is a technology that is rapidly increasing in use in South Africa which allows users more straightforward EFT payments that clear immediately.