What you need to know about the Whatsapp ‘missed call’ malware

Reports this week have brought the public’s attention to the latest malware threat to devices with Whatsapp. What’s particularly worrisome about the malicious threat is that a missed call is all it takes to compromise your device.

Here is what you should know about this particular Whatsapp vulnerability…

Warning: Superbalist scam targeting SA users

A phishing scam from cybercriminals posing as South Africa’s largest online fashion store is doing the rounds — tricking unsuspecting consumers into sharing their payment details. The scam, which has been shared widely on Twitter, uses SMSes and emails that pretend to be from Superbalist to trick people into entering their card details into a…

Iris scanners are not so safe after all

We can’t say spy movies didn’t warn us – but I am surprised at just how quickly hackers found a way to bypass iris recognition with contact lenses.