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.
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.
OLX blocks scammers using advanced algorithms
The classifieds site has been able to decrease fraud incidents significantly since revamping its chat platform security.
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.
Scammers capitalise on tough times
Users in financially tough situations are more likely to fall for fake lottery notifications, says SensePost.
419 scammers face extradition
South Africans charged with scamming a Burundi telecoms company face extradition.