The topic of email fraud recently made the headlines in South Africa when a well-known investigative TV show highlighted how many people were defrauded out of hundreds of thousands of Rands by syndicates who intercepted invoices sent by email and then changed the banking details to their own. Completely unaware of the interception, the payment would then be made to the wrong bank account. Attorneys in property transfer transactions where large sums of money were transferred were particularly hard hit.
Digitisation and digital transformation have seen a significant organisational shift from paper-based processes and procedures. Most organisations have adopted alternative methodologies for signing documents to ensure auditable document trails while minimising the costs associated with paper-based transactions and the risks of fraud and identity theft. However, few recognise the difference between an electronic signature and a digital signature – a critical difference that can have an impact on the legalities and security of any document trail
Phishing scams are attempts by fraudsters to appear like legitimate organisations such as banks who try to trick you into giving out your personal information including passwords, credit card information and account numbers. Messages are designed to look authentic and often take you to a fake website which appears to be the real deal.
SSL/TLS is deceptively simple. While it seems like it is easy to deploy, that’s not always the case. LAWtrust SSL Experts have thoroughly reviewed the SSL/TLS deployment process and wish to offer you our best practices so you can spend the minimum amount of time possible on deployment and maintenance while still achieving the maximum results for your organization.
The release date for the launch of Chrome 68 is around the corner and set for July 2018, is your website “HTTPS Everywhere” ready?
This week, European security researchers released a warning that describes how PGP and S/MIME vulnerabilities, dubbed "EFAIL", can give attackers access to plaintext versions of encrypted emails.
Ensure your e-signatures survive court scrutiny!