The future arrives sooner than we think. While the idea of Robocop seems like a futuristic fancy, the Dubai police have moved one step closer to achieving this by adding facial recognition to Google Glass.
Just in case you have been ... Read More
Cyber crooks in Nigeria have gotten away with R400 million from a daring Cyber Bank Heist. The criminals are now on the run and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of Nigeria is in hot pursuit.
This heist follows the typical plot of any Hollywood heist movie; it started with an ... Read More
The Ebola virus that is causing rampant havoc in Western Africa has now spread to Email through Phishing Scams.
For the uninitiated a Phishing scam is an online scam that uses email to steal your personal information. For more details on the components of a ... Read More
Over the years our cars have got more and more connected to the world beyond the four doors. We started by syncing our music, connecting our phones via Bluetooth and then threw in some G.P.S navigation systems in there. Today our cars can fully connect to the internet and some ... Read More
It seems a new type of malware is on the loose and took America by storm; almost a 1000 businesses have been affected since 2013. Fortunately the United Secret Service had released a detailed warning about the malware, not in time to save those businesses but hopefully in time for ... Read More
Facebook arguably has the largest data set of users personal information on the planet. The nature of the service compels users to provide more personal and private information than any other online service out there. That’s anything from friends, financial information (credit card, banks, etc), ... Read More
As we have discussed previously, Phishing takes many forms but certain traits remain the same. There is always the bait, the hook and of-course being reeled into the boat or rather shall i say the bot. (get it- the botnet).
I received another Phishing attempt from a very ... Read More
The advent of the internet has made parenting both easier and difficult. While children can get help with their homework online they are also exposed to adult only content. It’s like walking through a rough neighbourhood to get a private school, if you can ignore the drugs, crime and bullying ... Read More
Earlier on i went over what phishing was about in my Something Phishy article. Since then i haven't received many Phishing emails, but recently a familiar scam reared its head again. The Sars eFiling Scam. That is the South Africa Revenue Service's online tax return system. Now ... Read More
In recent articles i looked at "Botnets for Dummies" as well as ways of identifying whether your computer has been enslaved by a bot-net.
And for those who haven't been paying attention, we discussed what a bot net ... Read More