Tag Archives: data security

Facebook accuses 2 Ukrainians of violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

1 Apr

Facebook fraud

Two Ukrainian quiz makers using malware plugins to steal user data via Facebook and insert advertising into newsfeeds have recently been sued by Facebook! Gleb Sluchevsky and Andrey Gorbachov, the two accused, have apparently been running their hacking setup for more than just a few years. In fact, between 2017 and 2018, they successfully targeted […]

Digital banking fraud is on the rise! What’s the solution?

4 Mar

Mobile digital banking

Absa has recently warned the public that digital banking fraud is on the rise – and they are right! To come up with a viable solution to the problem, we need to fully understand how the fraud is being committed. Simply put, social engineering is to blame. Social engineering and data security “Social engineering” in […]

Is the heart of democracy really data security? You decide!

4 Feb

is data security at the heart of democracy?

When experts in the field of data security start saying things that imply military systems can be easily hacked, one starts to realise just how vulnerable we are to cyber criminals. Unfortunately, the opportunity for cyber criminals abounds as their skills seem to surpass the expertise and efforts of the world’s cybersecurity pros. It’s not […]