Google listening in on your conversations

Google caught secretly recording conversations through your mobile device

Google has allegedly been tapping into Android users’ mobile devices to secretly record private conversations,  The Sun reported online. According to the report, the technology giant’s...
The legal side of digital signatures

The legalities of the digital signature

Digitalisation and digital transformation have seen a significant organisational shift from paper-based processes and procedures. Most organisations have adopted alternative methodologies for signing documents...
Checking on what Google has recorded on your phone

Google Quietly Records Your Voice on Your Phone

By now, people who are ignorant to the capabilities of mass surveillance are fatally far behind in their understanding. We’re going to go over...
Grant Christianson Legal Advisor at e4

SA cybercrime bill to curb growing cyber criminality enters its final legislative cycle

As South Africa’s business sector continues to expand across a myriad of digital platforms, cybercrime continues to threaten this burgeoning digital sphere. “There are...
wifi human detection through walls

Using Wi-Fi to ‘See’ Behind Closed Doors Is Easier than Anyone Thought

With nothing but a smartphone and some clever computation, researchers can exploit ambient signals to track individuals in their own homes. In theory, they say, it...
GDPR and the affect in South Africa

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Africa: so what?

In May this year, the European Commission's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect. The GDPR is a new data privacy and...
How to protect your Facebook profile

How To See And Block All The Apps Tracking You On Facebook

Facebook is currently facing a scandal over the use of its data by British political research company Cambridge Analytica. Most people forget that when...
Managing the risk of ransomware in law firms

Has your firm been hit by ransomware (yet)?

A recent study claims that one in two South African law firms have had at least one ransomware attack in the past two years. ...
Conveyancing scam alert for South Africans

Six property scams you need to avoid

As automation improves, so does the level of property scams, and while every precaution is taken, there will always be yet another way that...
targeted cyber attacks on law firms

Attorney Firms warned against new wave of targeted cyber attacks

Corporate companies are by no means immune to cybercrime, with McAfee’s latest report1 indicating that it cost the global economy as much as $600...

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