About 2 weeks ago news went out about a global cyberattack on companies using Microsoft email servers. This left South African businesses, including banks, vulnerable. […]
In the previous article, we detailed some safety precautions and guidelines for staying safe online but just like it true that nothing is private online it is also true that you cannot fully rely on anti-virus software for protection simply because they are prone to human error and because cybercriminals can often outsmart them by creating completely new attacks that have not been catered for in the existing protective software. So, you may still fall prey of the dangers we learned about in the article about dangers of our online activity.
Nothing has made our lives more convenient than the internet has. We can do almost anything and go anywhere just at the tip of our fingers. We can buy and sell, go to the cinemas or ‘game parks’ all on the internet. But, is it all fun and games? Unfortunately, not. The internet is not all good; it can be harmful.