Understanding Data Leakages | Data Leaks Part 1

19 Apr

data leak

Understanding Data Leakages – Part 1 Cybercriminals are responsible for a huge amount of data-related crimes every year – but they aren’t the only ones responsible for the loss of sensitive business information. A data leak, which is often the result of employee carelessness or weak IT security policies, can cause crucial information to flow […]

Common WhatsApp scams | Mobile Apps

12 Apr

WhatsApp Scams

Most common WhatsApp scams – How to avoid them Millions of people use WhatsApp to communicate every day, but recently, users of  this essential app have been falling prey to scammers. The latest scams vary from promises of a weekly return on a specified donation to notification of the death of a family member who’s bequeathed […]

Protect Yourself from Hackers | TransUnion Hackers

5 Apr

TransUnion data breach

Here’s How to Protect Yourself from TransUnion Hackers (and any other Hackers) Last month, TransUnion (one of the biggest credit bureaus in the world) suffered a hacking attack at its SA subsidiary with a $15 million dollar ransom attached. More than 3 million client records were stolen during the attack and a further 6 million […]

How to find lost data | Data recovery

29 Mar

How can lost data be recovered? Have you ever tried to open a file on your computer only to find that it’s corrupted or not there at all? Be it a single file or an entire directory or hard drive, data loss can be a huge inconvenience for any business. Fortunately, there are some ways […]

Nespresso Data leak | Cybercrime

22 Mar

data leak

It’s a Caffeine hit with Nespresso Data leak Cybersecurity has been in the headlines a lot lately, with South African companies increasingly falling victim to hacking, malware, and data breaches. Two of South Africa’s best loved brands, Absa and Nespresso, recently had their share of cybercrime trouble when the companies suffered large data breaches in […]

Personal financial scams: how to respond 

15 Mar

personal financial scams

Being a victim of fraud is something we all want to avoid. Here’s how to avoid scammers and what to do when they strike. Fraud is one of the sneakiest types of crime, and if you’ve had the bad luck to be a victim of financial scammers, you’ll know just how upsetting and inconvenient it […]

First Social Media War?

8 Mar

first social media war

Ukraine Russia Conflict Goes Online On 24 February, Russia made headlines and changed the course of recent history by invading Ukraine. This war, which caps years of conflict between the two countries over several major issues, is the first armed clash between two developed nations in the internet age and possible the first social media […]

Cloud Storage – Store, Sync & Share Backup

1 Mar

cloud storage and backup

Store, Sync and Share Backup Safely with Cloud Storage Running a modern business means having access to your important company data where and when you need it while still keeping it safe from cybercrime. The headache of relying on physical storage like hard drives and flash drives is over, and cloud storage has become the […]

The Metaverse 101 – Digital Buzzwords 2022

22 Feb

Breaking down the metaverse, digital real estate and NFTs Facebook has been travelling a rocky road over the past few years and the end of 2021 was no different with the announcement of a name change. The app’s parent company, now named Meta, is hoping to repeat the success of its early years as a […]

Drone Technology | Increasing Security

15 Feb

drone technology

Companies Employ Drone Technology in a Bid to Combat Sabotage Technology is at the frontline of defence against online security breaches – and now companies are using drones to help keep their physical premises safe too. Eskom has turned to drone technology in a bid to prevent further attacks on its electricity infrastructure. This move, […]