Share with care this February
Ensure that the person you're connecting with online is not trying to trick you into sharing personal or financial information.
Latest file sharing phishing attempt - Feb 2021
The UCT Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) is investigating a new phishing attempt that asks you to open a shared file. The email contains a PDF attachment as well as a link to a shared document. By clicking on either you’re redirected...
Video conferencing safety recommendations
Recommendations to remember when setting up or participating in web conferences.
Remote working safety
You need to be extra cautious of cyber-attacks while working remotely. Our safety guide will help you ensure your home network is secure.
Manage your privacy
It's important that you're aware of how your data is used and who has access to it.
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Saturday, 27 February 2021
We’ve got your back: the UCT CSIRT

Compromised user accounts, stolen devices, virus/malware infections and data losses have become the norm across the world. The media are constantly reporting on security breaches where millions of user accounts have been accessed and data stolen or leaked. There have even been instances where companies and institutions have had to pay ransoms to get their information back.

Publication Date:
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 - 08:00
Secure your home network

There is a common misconception that home security networks will never be targeted by cyber criminals, because they are too small. Unfortunately, in many cases cyber criminals do not target individuals, they target networks that are easy to access.

Publication Date:
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 - 16:00
6 tips to master password security

Follow these six tips to ensure you have uncrackable passwords for your online accounts.

Publication Date:
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 08:30