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Kaspersky Lab: Connected cars a reality, but are they secure?

July 8, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Connected vehicles are now a reality; however, what are the risks involved when owning one? Privacy, software updates and car-oriented mobile apps in connected cars are three areas where cyber criminals could potentially launch attacks. Kaspersky Lab and IAB have announced the launch of the First Annual Connected Cars Study. The main objective of this ...

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Zambia focusing on protecting youth online

July 7, 2014 • Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The drafting process of Zambia’s national child online protection strategy has commenced. The strategy, put together by the Zambia Information and Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA), is expected to avoid exposing youths to dangerous and...

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Kaspersky Lab: Miniduke attacks are back in force

July 4, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered that the old style Miniduke implants from 2013 are still around and are being used in active campaigns that target governments and other entities. In addition, Miniduke’s new platform – BotGenStudio – may be...

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Kaspersky Lab warns of rise in malware capable of stealing money

July 3, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Users in Brazil, Russia and Italy were most frequently attacked by financial malware, however, users in the African continent showed lower statistics than those of the aforementioned countries. This is according to Kaspersky Lab’s latest monthly report on...

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Vodacom named official Samsung KNOX reseller

July 1, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Vodacom has been appointed as the official KNOX reseller by Samsung South Africa. The reseller agreement is expected to enable the service provider to offer its clients a seamless experience, providing a single point of contact for KNOX licenses and Samsung...

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Don’t get caught by online World Cup scams

June 30, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Football fans have found themselves looking for live streams of the World Cup on the internet recently. However, looking for live broadcasts on the Internet can cost money or leave a malicious programme on your computer. Dmitry Bestuzhev at Kaspersky Lab,...

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Cloud misconceptions: keeping it secure

June 20, 2014 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments (0)

Cloud computing is secure. There, I’ve said it. It may sound like an obvious thing to say for someone who works at a company specialising in ensuring a smooth, reliable and secure network, but there are still misconceptions about cloud security. The...

Anton Jacobsz

SA IT must advance to counter advanced threats

June 19, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Multi-layered targeted offences are being mounted against selected victims, and few enterprises have the security in place to withstand these attacks, says Networks Unlimited. Anton Jacobsz, Managing Director of Fortinet distributor, Networks Unlimited, says...

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Top 8 tips to prevent cybercrime

June 11, 2014 • SecurityComments (0)

As digital consumers, we use the internet every day in order to access social media, do personal or business banking, book a holiday, and get the latest updates on news and sporting events. We perform so many tasks using the internet, believing that it is...

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How to use ATMs in Brazil safely- infographic

June 5, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

If you still haven’t decided on how you plan to pay your bills while you’re in Brazil (should you be going) – cash or credit card – it is  time to do so. Kaspersky Lab warns that Brazil has some of the most creative and active criminal’s...