Cyber crime

Holiday Shopping Warning: Simple Typos Can Lead Consumers and Brands to Online Fraud, Counterfeit Goods, and Cyber Crime

CSC research also indicates lower than expected domain security amongst top shopping websites, putting brand owners at risk of DDoS attacks, DNS hijacking, and phishing
Business Wire
May 25, 2017

Cyber Resilience Framework helps organisations survive a cyber attack

Al de Brito, Senior Technical Analyst at ContinuitySA says cyber resilience is key to organisational sustainability.
Mar 24, 2017

Data ransoms are crippling businesses

One Channel CEO warns that many victims of ransomware attacks thought it would never happen to them, ending up unprepared and paying thousands in ransom.
Sep 26, 2016

Tanzanian lecturer charged with insulting president on WhatsApp

A Tanzanian lecturer has been charged with insulting President John Magufuli in a WhatsApp message, a law punishable by up to three years in jail.
Aug 29, 2016

Four key components to an effective cyber-security strategy

Jeremy Capell, GM, Advisory Services, ContinuitySA believes there are four key components to an effective cyber-security strategy.
Jul 14, 2016

How the cloud can help your business stay secure as cyber-crime soars in Kenya

Dr. Rutendo Hwindingwi recommends that Kenyan companies look towards cloud applications as one means of improving the security of their IT environments.
Oct 6, 2014

Cyber crime worries Zambian police

Force is equipping itself with better equipment following a string of high profile cases.
Jul 10, 2014

Children vulnerable to cyber threats, says Zimbabwe vice president

Joice Mujuru says African countries need to do more to tackle this growing threat.
May 5, 2014

Cyber counter-intelligence makes a difference

With enterprises and governments losing the cyber security battle, cyber counter-intelligence has the potential to sway the balance of power.
Dec 10, 2013

‘91% of global organisations hit by cyber crime in 2013’

Attacks said to be surging, according to a survey from Kaspersky Lab and B2B International.
Oct 28, 2013

Kenyan bid to stop 'flawed' AU cybersecurity convention

A Nairobi Strathmore university centre is opposing the potential January adoption of a law that may curb internet freedoms.
Oct 11, 2013

Kenyan businesses face ‘cyber security threat’, says Kaspersky

Internet security software firm warns business that it needs to better protect its data.