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ChatGPT and cybersecurity: what AI means for digital security
As AI technology like ChatGPT evolves, so do the strategies and tactics used by cybercriminals. Steve Flynn, sales and marketing director at ESET Southern Africa, says ongoing awareness is crucial in understanding how to manage potential cybersecurity challenges posed by these developing tools. 13 Mar 2023 Read more

From dating to defrauding: Online romance scams surge as criminals cash in on lonely South Africans
Catfishing, sextortion, phishing and other romance scams are big business for fraudsters. Carey van Vlaanderen, chief executive officer at ESET Southern Africa says knowing how to spot red flags can mean the difference between being deeply in love and knee-deep in debt. 9 Feb 2023 Read more

Cybercriminals eye passwords and cloud vulnerabilities with a sharp rise in attacks expected in 2023
The cybercriminal is relentless, often sophisticated, and extremely persistent. In a constantly evolving threat landscape in which cloud adoption continues to grow and passwords are highly coveted by nefarious actors, attacks are expected to increase sharply in the coming year. However, this is being met with incredible advancement and innovation from the cybersecurity industry, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO of ESET South Africa. 12 Jan 2023 Read more

ESET Threat Report T2 2022
ESET released its T2 2022 Threat Report in October, summarising key statistics from ESET detection systems, and highlighting notable examples of ESET's cybersecurity research. 28 Nov 2022 Read more

Staying safe on TikTok: How to avoid being scammed or hacked
It's the world's number one social media platform, which also means it's the biggest target for scammers, hackers and shady characters. Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO of ESET South Africa shares a few tips and insights on what to avoid to stay safe. 3 Nov 2022 Read more

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