What is Identity Theft on the World Wide Web

This type of crime relates to obtaining another person’s personal or financial information to use their identity to commit fraud, such as making unauthorised transactions or purchases. Identity theft is committed in many different ways, and its victims are typically left with damage to their credit, finances, and reputation. Understanding Identity Theft This type of […]

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Top Threats & Key Insights Into Cybercrime in Africa

A report published by INTERPOL gives key insights into cybercrime in Africa. The result of cross-sector collaboration helps countries in Africa to understand the most prevalent threats and formulate a coordinated regional response to cybercrime. The top threats are: Online scams Fake emails or text messages claiming to be from a legitimate source are used […]

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Personal Cybersecurity 101 – Focus on the Basics

The demand for personal cybersecurity due to the increase of cyber incidents leaves you feeling exposed. What can you do to protect yourself and your personal data against the dark world of cybercriminals? The good news is… quite a lot, actually! By focusing on the basics, you can dramatically reduce the risk and what cybersecurity […]

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What is Cybersecurity – Some Basic Concepts

Cybersecurity is the practice of defending computers, servers, mobile devices, electronic systems, networks, and data from malicious attacks. It’s also known as information technology security or electronic information security. The term applies in various contexts, from business to mobile computing, and can be divided into a few common categories. Network security is the practice of securing […]

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How to Protect Your Child From the Dangers of Online Gaming

According to research from the Entertainment Software Association, 70% of families have at least one child who plays video games. According to Statista, there is an estimated 3.24 billion gamers across the globe. It was estimated that 56% of active PC gamers were millennials aged between 23 and 38, and 51% of gamers were Gen […]

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TransUnion breach: Is your personal data safe?

International credit bureau TransUnion confirmed this morning that it has been the victim of a hack by a “criminal third party” and will not be paying the extortion demand that was received. Criminal hacking group N4aughtysecTU, allegedly based in Brazil, has claimed responsibility, alleging that it has accessed the personal information of 54 million consumers, amounting […]

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Eliminate Crypto Onboarding Delays & SIM Swap Fraud

Three ways top crypto companies leverage Prove’s technology to onboard new users in 10 seconds while mitigating SIM swap fraud and other identity fraud. Cryptocurrency fraud is at an all-time high, with the FBI recently reporting a 5x surge in SIM swap attacks and issuing a warning to crypto investors not to talk about their crypto online. At […]

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