[LISTEN] Social media, internet users vulnerable to cyber threats, attacks

The CSIR has highlighted the small steps that people can take to ensure they don’t fall victim to cybercrime.

JOHANNESBURG – The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) says the public needs more information on how to protect themselves online.

The CSIR has highlighted the small steps that people can take to ensure they don’t fall victim to cybercrime.

Talk Radio 702's Joanne Joseph spoke to the CSIR's senior security specialist, Muyowa Mutemwa, about their latest scientific research done on cybercrimes.

“The first and foremost thing we need to do is, South Africans need to take responsibility for themselves and actually educate themselves [about cybercrimes]. It is their own responsibility. You can look at the government and banking providers… but you need to educate yourself.”

Listen to the audio above for more.

(Edited by Thapelo Lekabe)

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