SA is a hotbed for cyber crime, consultants have warned.
The high-profile arrest of an alleged cybercriminal has highlighted what crime watchdog stories have already claimed: South Africa is quick turning into a hotspot for cybercrime.
South African police and Interpol arrested 28-year-old James Junior Aliyu in Sandton on Wednesday. He’s believed to be a part of a cybercrime ring concerned in phishing, web scams and cash laundering.
South Africa has change into a hotspot for cybercrime, stated director of the World Initiative in opposition to Transnational Organised Crime (GI TOC) Dr Mark Shaw.
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