cyber crime
Nov 1, 2018

Fake news too hot to handle for Cyber Crimes Bill

The section that makes fake news a crime has been removed from the final version of the Cyber Crimes Bill.

Sep 21, 2018

White paper: Are you prepared?

Are you ready to be cyber resilient in the digital age?


SA pays attention to cyber crime at highest level

Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula urges efficient, powerful and cost-effective cyber defence to protect SA's critical information infrastructure.

Jun 12, 2018

Social media data used to identify crime patterns

CSIR researchers deploy analytics, mapping and geolocation tools via public safety incident posts on these platforms to pinpoint trends.


Bringing the C-level on board with cyber security

Cyber security is an enterprise-wide risk management issue, not just an IT issue, said Rand Water's Vincent Mello.


How to mitigate cyber security risks

Businesses need to take a proactive approach by investing in improved technology such as the intelligent cloud and by making it part of their business culture, says Microsoft.


US shuts down cyber crime ring launched by Ukrainian

The cyber crime network was operating as an online discussion forum known as "Infraud", says the Justice Department.

Jan 19, 2018

Digital firms prevent 700m attacks in 2017

Cyber attacks continue to grow quarter-on-quarter and the attack volume has increased over 100% in two years, says ThreatMetrix.

Jan 19, 2018

Ukuvuma is cracking down on cyber crime in SA

The company was founded to help companies sort out and de-clutter their security systems, and get their line of defence up to date, says Ukuvuma.

Nov 9, 2017

Fast-growing cyber crime threatens financial sector

The "remorseless" growth of cyber crime results in 4?000 ransom attacks a day, and gangs now threaten critical parts of the financial sector, says Europol.


SEC chief says cyber crime risks are substantial

Regulators must do more to help mom-and-pop investors better understand cyber crime risks, says US SEC chairman Jay Clayton.

Aug 24, 2017

Nigerian behind massive global cyber attacks

The lone cyber criminal attacked more than 4?000 organisations over the past four months.

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