Security concerns with Office 365 and Microsoft’s multi-factor authentication

Dear ISPA members,   One of the members of ISPA’s Security WG recently highlighted the following security concern. Since this is likely to impact many ISPA members we are sharing it, with permission. Thanks to Vox’s Jaco Prinsloo for reporting this.   Short version: Two of the methods Microsoft uses to authenticate Office 365 users are ... Read More »

7th Aug 2022
Top tips for using free Wi-Fi without getting hacked

South Africans who want to browse the web or access online services for work or entertainment while using a public Wi-Fi network are cautioned to take extra care to protect themselves from malicious hackers. As public Wi-Fi is often offered for free or at a low cost, it provides a great way to use the Internet while out and about, without running ... Read More »

30th Dec 2020
ISPA Press release: Working from home security tips

PRESS RELEASE BY ISPA   23 October 2020   WORKING FROM HOME IS NOT ALL COFFEE & PYJAMAS   A recent survey by human resources consultants 21st Century reveals that most corporate employees are still using remote working tools to help beat COVID-19.   South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA), however, ... Read More »

27th Oct 2020
Capitec warns of new scam targeting customers

Capitec has warned its customers of a new scam which is specifically targeting a number of its older banking clients. “We are aware of a new tactic used by fraudsters to target South African banking clients, particularly the elderly,” the bank said. “Fraudsters will call you claiming to be from your bank’s fraud department, warning that ... Read More »

12th Oct 2020
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