Don’t trust everything you read on Twitter. And shame on whoever thought the death of a world statesman admired by millions was the perfect opportunity to embarrass Paris Hilton.
If these spammers want to get a higher return on their email campaign they might want to try targeting just South African internet users in future.
A man and his daughter are rescued by police after they were lured to South Africa by a scam email telling them they had won a fortune in a lottery.
A man who extorted money out of online gambling websites in the run-up to the 2010 Football World Cup in South Africa has been sent to jail.
It’s worth everybody remembering that phishing gangs and cybercriminals don’t just target users of multinational global brands such as eBay, PayPal and iTunes.