Tag Archives: cybercrime

 3 Lesser Known Online Scams

31 Jul

The internet has changed. Scams and tricks that caught people out years ago just wouldn’t work these days…or would they? The internet is a wonderful place. It can simplify our lives and provide exceptional convenience, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not flawed. Along with the convenience comes the risk. Online scams exist and millions […]

Digital tech crime in the spotlight: Interesting tricks used by card fraud criminals

22 May

At the end of 2017 the statistics on card fraud were made available to the public and how interesting they were. A quick review of the stats provided by SABRIC (South African Banking Risk Information Centre) shows that over the course of 2017, credit card fraud increased by 1% while debit card fraud actually decreased […]

10 Cybersecurity Stats That Will Confound You

20 Feb

Cyber attacks seem to be increasing and growing in severity with each passing day. When you consider that these attacks can be used to sway elections and bring businesses and governments to their knees, the importance of prevention is easily realised.

Cybersecurity and Cybercrime – knowing the difference!

14 Nov

We have often focused on ways in which to bolster cybersecurity to ensure that you don’t become a victim of identity theft or data breach (in a corporate environment). Sadly, not enough attention is given to cybercrime which usually affects individuals and families by preying on their emotions. What sets cybersecurity and cybercrime apart? In […]