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Financial sector at mercy of emerging cyber threats

January 22, 2019 1:11 pm6 comments
Cybercrime

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – CYPTOJACKING, encrypted traffic and botnets have been identified as three major attack strategies financial security teams must paying special attention to in addition to mobile threats. By definition, cryptojacking, is the unauthorised use of a user’s computer and devices by cybercriminals in order to mine for valuable online currencies (cryptocurrency) while […]

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Cyber crooks eye jackpot in festive shopping

December 20, 2018 5:05 am9 comments
Cybercrime

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG  – WHILE a majority of people in South Africa are aware of financial cyberthreats, more than half have had their financial credentials fall into the wrong hands. Amid the ongoing season of unrestrained shopping cybercriminals targeting consumers’ banking credentials or online shopping accounts could hit the jackpot. This is a cording […]

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Varsities at mercy of rampaging cyber criminals

October 25, 2018 7:59 am13 comments
Cybercrime

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – ACADEMICS must be careful when online following the detection of multiple cyber attacks hitting at least 131 universities in 16 countries, including South Africa, over the past year. This is according to a global cyber security company as several well-known universities have experienced at least one phishing […]

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