Scammers’ World Cup campaign unearthed

June 27, 2018 5:23 am1 comment
Cybercrime

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – A global provider of cybersecurity solutions has identified a phishing campaign linked to the start of the ongoing Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) World Cup. In the scam unearthed by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd, cyber-criminals attempt to lure would-be victims into downloading a schedule […]

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Nigeria, US team up to tackle cybercrime

June 26, 2018 6:42 am0 comments
Nigeria, US team up to tackle cybercrime

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA – THE United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is partnering Nigeria’s anti-corruption agencies to fight rampant cybercrime. A partnership with the Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) follows the realisation that cybercrime is the latest form of terrorism and alongside corruption, is […]

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Biometric technology deployed in SA could prove risky

June 5, 2018 8:11 am3 comments
Biometric technology deployed in SA could prove risky

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – THE use of biometrics is set to go mainstream in South Africa, as Home Affairs and local banks roll out major identification projects. However, not all biometrics technologies are equal, and some may come back to bite the enterprises rolling them out. This is the warning […]

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