cybercrime

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    SA teens as victims of CyberCrime

    I am doing my LO project on SA teens as victims of CyberCrime. Not much is known about this problem in SA at the moment, other than issues around cyberbullying. We know that with the proliferation of smartphones, more and more teens are becoming vulnerable to cybercrime. Could you please...
  2. Kevin Lancaster

    Nigerian cybercrime crooks caught in South Africa, convicted by US court

    Nigerian cybercrime crooks caught in South Africa, convicted by US court Three Nigerian nationals extradited from South Africa have been convicted of wide-ranging internet fraud schemes in a United States court, unravelling a large network of international internet scammers.
  3. Kevin Lancaster

    Huge number of South Africans are victims of cybercrime

    Huge number of South Africans are victims of cybercrime Around a third of South Africa’s online population were victims of cybercrime in the past year.
  4. Kevin Lancaster

    Thousands of cyber attacks target South Africa

    Thousands of cyber attacks target South Africa Cyber criminals are launching a digital offensive in South Africa with attacks primarily largely phishing tactics, says a tech company.
  5. Kevin Lancaster

    New South African cybercrimes bill is flawed: R2K

    New South African cybercrimes bill is flawed: R2K The new cybercrimes bill is flawed, too broad and brings the country one step closer to the securitisation of the internet, the Right2Know Campaign has said.
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    Cybercrimes and cybersecurity bill for South Africa

    Cybercrimes and cybersecurity bill for South Africa A bill to create offences and impose penalties for cybercrime has been released for public comment.
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    British police crack down on hackers

    British police crack down on hackers British police have detained 57 suspects in a week-long crackdown on cyber crime, the government said on Friday
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    U.S. not superior in cyberwarfare

    U.S. not superior in cyberwarfare Gen. Martin Dempsey says the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment demonstrates the military superiority enjoyed by the United States doesn’t necessarily carry over to the cyberworld
  9. Kevin Lancaster

    Cybercrime could cause aviation disaster

    Cybercrime could cause aviation disaster Cyber crime is a serious threat to safety in the skies, aviation industry heavyweights said Wednesday, vowing to fight the growing scourge before it causes a catastrophic incident
  10. Kevin Lancaster

    Cybercrime law threatens freedom of speech in Qatar

    Cybercrime law threatens freedom of speech in Qatar A media rights group on Thursday urged Qatar to revoke sections of a new cybercrime law, saying they threaten freedom of expression in the Gulf state
  11. Kevin Lancaster

    FBI cybersquad spreads its wings

    FBI cybersquad gets reinforcements The FBI’s premier cybersquad has focused attention on computer-based crime in recent months by helping prosecutors charge five Chinese army intelligence officials with stealing trade secrets
  12. QuintonB

    SIM card fraud - who is to blame?

    Banking SIM card fraud blame game More South Africans are falling prey to cybercrime, but the cybercrime blame game isn’t as cut and dry as its SIMs
  13. jes

    Dalai Lama's Chinese website infecting visitors, expert warns

    Dalai Lama’s website infected with malware The Dalai Lama’s Chinese-language website has been compromised with malicious software
  14. QuintonB

    Online crime costing SA millions

    Internet in SA: A playground for faceless criminals Online offences cost the SA economy millions, have dire implications for the victims, and are on the rise
  15. LazyLion

    Cybercrime cell busted after stealing 45 Millions Dollars

    Eight people were charged in New York Thursday for being part of a global cybercrime ring that allegedly stole altogether 45 million dollars by hacking into debit card accounts and withdrawing money from ATMs worldwide. The eight men who were indicted, one of whom was killed in the Dominican...
  16. jes

    US Federal Reserve investigates extent of hacker breach

    US Federal Reserve investigates extent of hacker breach The Federal Reserve says it is still working to determine the extent its computer systems had been breached by hackers
  17. jes

    NBC website safe again following security scare

    NBC website safe again following security scare NBC.com says its website is safe following a security scare that it was infected with malicious software
  18. jes

    Hackers turn Burger King Twitter account into McDonald's

    Hackers turn Burger King Twitter account into McDonald's Hackers breached the Twitter account of fast-food chain Burger King, posting the online equivalent of graffiti and sometimes making little sense.
  19. jes

    Cyber attacks against the media are on the rise: rights group

    Cyber attacks against the media are on the rise: rights group Cyber attacks against journalists and media organizations around the world have increased over the past few years
  20. jes

    Cyber-security battle on the cards

    Cyber-security battle on the cards President Obama’s order aimed at ramping up protection from cyberattacks will address only a small portion of threats
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