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3:50
Dec 9, 2020

Insurance, scams dominate spam calls in SA

Last year, SA ranked as the sixth-highest spammed country in the world and this year, it is at number 17, says Truecaller.

3:30
Jul 9, 2020

Phishing, ransomware on the rise in SA due to lockdown

We’re currently seeing more scammers than ever before preying on people to gain access to sensitive information for nefarious purposes, says Datacentrix CEO Ahmed Mahomed.

4:00
May 14, 2018

OLX blocks scammers using advanced algorithms

The classifieds site has been able to decrease fraud incidents significantly since revamping its chat platform security.

4:00
Feb 13, 2012

Scammers likely to exploit Valentine's Day

Cyber criminals will probably use Valentine's-themed e-mails and memes to target their victims, says McAfee.

2:00
Feb 8, 2012

Scammers capitalise on tough times

Users in financially tough situations are more likely to fall for fake lottery notifications, says SensePost.

1:30
Aug 22, 2006

419 scammers face extradition

South Africans charged with scamming a Burundi telecoms company face extradition.

2:00

Disasters trigger scams

A local anti-virus vendor warns South Africans to beware of online scams that exploit relief efforts following recent disasters.

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