Beware cyber hitmen: Become more resilient by understanding attackers
Many companies still labour under misconceptions about the nature of cyber attackers, not realising how sophisticated, large and organised these crime syndicates are.
R6.4m bill to remediate average ransomware attack in SA
The average total cost of recovery from a ransomware attack has more than doubled during the past 12 months, says Sophos.
Standard Bank blocks spoofed Web sites, millions of e-mails
The financial institution shut down over 5 000 illicit Web sites and blocked millions of spoofed e-mails from fraudsters who impersonated it to defraud customers.
What’s ahead for the channel in 2021
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Financial institutions do not have to choose security over user experience to stop fraud
The practice of 'know your customer' is one of the most significant elements in the fight against cyber crime in the financial sector, says Charl Ueckermann, group CEO at AVeS Cyber International..
FNB ups security for digital transactions
The bank rolls out online secure authentication for merchants and customers ahead of busy shopping periods Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Growing cyber security threats
There has been a 350% surge in phishing Web sites since the start of the pandemic, says John Mc Loughlin, CEO of J2 Software.
How cyber criminals cash out amid more attacks in SA
A new report, dubbed Follow the Money, sheds some light on how cyber criminals cash out their ill-gotten gains.
Data from Experian breach dumped on the Internet
The credit bureau identifies files from the data breach which are available on publicly viewable Web sites and forums.
Garmin falls victim to second cyber attack in a year
The company becomes a victim of a cyber attack that encrypted some of its systems, less than a year after its South African unit was hacked.
Twitter fights to rebuild trust after ‘embarrassing’ hack
The social media platform continues its investigation of the hacking incident, working with law enforcement in a bid to bring the perpetrators to book.