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Gaming-related web attacks increased by more than 50% in April -Kaspersky

By Staff Writer 19 June 2020

Cybercriminals have been exploiting the increased popularity in video games during lockdown to launch attacks. FULL STORY >

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Scammers increasingly distribute spam and phishing emails from legitimate company websites

By Industry Contributor 16 August 2019

Kaspersky researchers have identified a growth in the usage of cunning spam and phishing delivery techniques, with malicious internet users exploiting registration, subscription, and feedback forms on... FULL STORY >

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Opinion - Festive fraud: this time it’s personal

By Opinion 5 December 2018

Hackers are phishing harder than ever for your Christmas bonus. Simon McCullough, Technical Manager, F5 Networks, explains how you can fight back. FULL STORY >

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Check Point Researchers Discover Cyber-Criminals Exploiting World Cup Fever with Wallchart Phishing Campaign

By Press Release 29 June 2018

Check Point has unveiled details of a new phishing scheme that exploits victims by downloading an infected FIFA World Cup schedule and results checker onto PCs. FULL STORY >

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FIFA 2018 and Bitcoin among 2017’s main spam and phishing topics

By Press Release 20 February 2018

According to Kaspersky Lab’s Spam and phishing in 2017 report, cybercriminals have been following a global agenda and have been using hot topics such as FIFA 2018 and Bitcoin to fool users and steal their money or personal... FULL STORY >

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Gmail on Android adds filter for phishing emails

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 4 May 2017

A new feature from Google could help you from being scammed, but only if you own an Android device… for now. FULL STORY >

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If whaling is the new phishing, here’s how to protect your organisation’s big phish

By Staff Writer 12 April 2016

One of the largest online security threats to individuals and businesses today doesn’t come from new sophisticated malware tools, but rather from distinctly low-tech phishing and whaling campaigns. FULL STORY >

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Mimecast Human Firewall Event shows significant threat from spear phishing

By Staff Writer 15 September 2015

On 10 September 2015, Mimecast hosted its Human Firewall event at the beautiful Langhams Lifestyle Estate in Johannesburg attended by more than 200 people from a diverse range of organizations FULL STORY >

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New Mimecast services extend spear-phishing protection

By Staff Writer 16 July 2015

New spear-phishing protections are designed to tackle threats from weaponized attachments and support employee security awareness. FULL STORY >

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Three most eyebrow raising cybercrimes in South Africa

By Ryan Noik 23 September 2013

We’ve been hearing for quite some time about the very real threat of cybercrime globally, and South Africa is certainly not exempt from this threat.Here are just three cybercrimes that typify how pervasive the issue is. FULL STORY >

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Spam decreasing, but still endemic

By Ryan Noik 26 June 2013

Kaspersky Lab has reported that spam may have decreased slightly in the last month, but reiterated its call for users to be vigilant, particularly of phishing attacks. FULL STORY >

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11 simple safety tips to keep shopping safe online

By Staff Writer 11 December 2012

The 2012 holiday season is upon us and digital devices are sure to play a bigger role in the holiday shopping process than ever before. Here are 11 tips for staying safe online, courtesy of ESET. FULL STORY >

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Malware on the rise, says Symantec

By Ryan Noik 1 August 2011

Infected emails and websites are on the rise, according to a recent report from Symantec. FULL STORY >

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Virus safe and secure August 2010

By Staff Writer 4 August 2010

Online banking may be safe, but users still need to maintain a vigilant attitude says Jonathan Holton, general manager at Holton & Associates. FULL STORY >

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South African phishing scam uncovered

By Tom Manners 9 July 2010

A phishing scam using South African banking logos has been identified FULL STORY >

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