Cybercrime will cost businesses R78trn

Cybercrime will cost businesses R78trn

Mar 7, 2017

The cybercrimes industry is expected cost business up to $6-trillion (R78-trillion) by 2021. The statistic was mentioned by Paolo Passeri, Cisco’s consulting systems engineer for cloud security, at the Cisco Connect South Africa conference currently being held in Sun City. Passeri told Fin24 in an interview that the multiple factors will contribute to the rise...

Axiz warns of banking scam

Axiz warns of banking scam

Feb 28, 2017

Axiz has announced that the company has become the latest victim of the on-going “bank account number change” scam.

Crime alert: transacting with government

Crime alert: transacting with government

Feb 21, 2017

The National Treasury has released a warning with regards to doing business with government. 

Warn your workers: South Africa’s worst hijacking hotspots

Warn your workers: South Africa’s worst hijacking hotspots

Feb 14, 2017

Vehicle tracking company Ctrack has released it hijacking and crime statistics, detailing the hijacking hotspots across South Africa’s biggest cities, and the time of day you’re most vulnerable.

New PayPal phishing scam surfaces

New PayPal phishing scam surfaces

Jan 31, 2017

A new scam uses account fraud scare tactics to phish consumers’ personal data.

New Cybercrimes Bill to be tabled in Parliament

New Cybercrimes Bill to be tabled in Parliament

Jan 24, 2017

The Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, John Jeffery, says the country’s new Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill will be tabled in Parliament soon.