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ISPA Spammer Hall of Shame

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The Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA), as the representative of the vast majority of ISPs in South Africa, recently released this report to assist South African consumers to effectively manage local unsolicited bulk email (which ISPA terms “spam”) saying; “There is currently significant growth in the generation of local spam and while ISPA’s members do […]

SA urged to be vigilant of scams

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Pretoria – Government has called on all South Africans, including the business sector, to be vigilant of scams that are “going viral” to entice unsuspecting individuals and businesses into believing they would benefit from them or contribute towards improving the work of charitable organisations. Acting Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) CEO, Phumla Williams, said […]

South African Finance ministry sounds alarm on 419 scams

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The Minister of Finance and the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) have issued a warning to South Africans about bogus letters and emails which claim to be from the Minister and other senior public officials. The scams use what looks like the logos of the FIC and other state institutions. “The FIC is aware of these […]