South Africans wary mobile apps are tracking them

July 16, 2018 7:12 am0 comments
South Africans wary mobile apps are tracking them

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – THE monitoring capabilities of mobile apps are becoming a concern for South African users. According to cybersecurity experts from Kaspersky Lab, there are rising concerns among consumers about how much of their internet activity is being watched, or whether they are traceable through their online footprint. […]

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Africa trails as hackers play the long game

July 2, 2018 6:11 am23 comments
Riaan Badenhorst - Kaspersky Lab

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – AN executive has raised concern at the continent lagging behind in putting in place necessary plans to respond to rising cyber attacks. According to African respondents in Control Risks’ latest “Cyber Security Landscape” report, 62 percent of firms in Africa do not have any cyber crisis […]

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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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