Category Archives: Breaking News

#cybersecurity | Pegasus like spyware could be snooping on you right now!!

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Estimated reading time: 4 minutes The recent news of Pegasus spyware attack via WhatsApp that targeted lawyers, journalists and human rights activists, offers an astonishing revelation on the kind of havoc such spyware can create. We covered the topic extensively, recently. The frequent media buzz about […]

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | City of Ekurhuleni warns of ongoing scams and cyber crime

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans With the festive season approaching, the City of Ekurhuleni (CoE) warns people of scammers who have been reportedly scamming people of their money. This follows complaints received by the City from people who have been scammed by people pretending to be municipal officials. Many victims were […]

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | Business Mail Compromise: 5 ways to detect this scam and what can be done to prevent it

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Advertisement Millions of dollars and lots of personal information are being stolen by a growing threat known as the Business Email Compromise (BEC). Business Mail Compromise: 5 ways to detect this scam and what can be done to prevent itMillions of dollars and lots of personal […]

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | Big sales and big scams – What you should be wary of on Black Friday and beyond

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Lots of people looking for a deal means that there are also a number of criminals looking to take advantage of those shopping. Black Friday kicks off a shopping frenzy in the US and that same frenzy is leaking into other parts of the world, particularly […]

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | The number of Black Friday scams is increasing and they’re becoming more sophisticated

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans With a rise in the number of shops offering Black Friday bargains, security experts say scammers are capitalising on the trend in the hope of conning shoppers. Experts say fraudsters are becoming ‘more sophisticated’ in their attempts to con people out of their hard earned cash, […]

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | How compromised emails enable cybercrime and real estate scams — Quartz

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The CEO of an unidentified Swiss company was scammed out of nearly $1 million by a multinational fraud ring, according to a criminal complaint unsealed last week in federal court. The executive, who is identified in the filing only as “S.K.,” was in the process of […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Labour defended its website with a $20-a-month package

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Security for the many, not the few Britain’s Labour Party was using a $20 a month “basic security” service to protect its website when hackers attempted to force it offline last week and temporarily slowed down online campaigning. While the defences seemed to have worked, entry-level […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Cybersecurity Disclosures May Be Protected Under SOX

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Tuesday, November 19, 2019 This past month, Ernst & Young (EY) released a report further demonstrating how cybersecurity has affected public corporations and the way they do business. As we have previously written, cybersecurity issues often also implicate securities law, and EY’s report confirms that information […]

#deepweb | Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Home Depot, Boeing, Disney

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Check out the companies making headlines in the premarket Tuesday: Home Depot — Home Depot shares dropped more than 5% in the premarket after the home improvement retailer reported disappointing same-store sales. The company said global same-store sales rose 3.6% in the previous quarter. Analysts polled […]

#deepweb | India’s e-commerce policy is still in the works – with Flipkart, Amazon on tenterhooks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The Indian e-commerce industry is grow to $200 billion by 2026. The National e-commerce policy earlier had a deadline of being introduced by the end of 2019. A recently released consumer protection draft is waiting for comments from leaders. The draft e-commerce policy spelt trouble for […]