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    Is your payroll data protected against cyber-crime

    July 25, 2017 • Opinion, Security, SoftwareComments Off on Is your payroll data protected against cyber-crime

    According to the 2017 Trustwave Global Security Report, gangs of cyber-criminals prefer to target commonly used software platforms with known vulnerabilities. Corporate and internal networks, as well as point-of-sale (POS) systems are most at risk, falling...

  • Cisco 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report predicts new “Destruction of Service”attacks;scale and impact of threats grow. (Image source: Google/newsroom.cisco.com)

    SA: Businesses face unprecedented levels of cyber attacks

    March 25, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on SA: Businesses face unprecedented levels of cyber attacks

    South African businesses face unprecedented levels of cyber-attacks, as global security vulnerabilities and threats against systems, applications, and personal networks have reached their highest-ever recorded level, Cisco has announced in the Cisco 2014...

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    Cyber attacks: Nigeria could be a key target this year

    January 24, 2014 • Security, West AfricaComments Off on Cyber attacks: Nigeria could be a key target this year

    Nigeria’s government as well as the country’s financial and ICT sectors will be under increasing threat of cyber attacks this year, claims a technology expert. In a report by The Daily Trust Tim Akano, Managing Director and CEO of New Horizons Nigeria is...

  • Nigeria’s Premium Times news website was hit by a cyber-attack over the weekend (image: File)

    Nigeria’s Premium Times suffers cyber-attack

    January 6, 2014 • SecurityComments Off on Nigeria’s Premium Times suffers cyber-attack

    Nigeria’s Premium Times news website was hit by a cyber-attack over the weekend, leaving many readers and internet users confused as to why they couldn’t access the website. “Visitors to the Premium Times site struggled in vain early Sunday January...

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    MTN victim of cyber attack

    August 30, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN victim of cyber attack

    Mobile operator MTN suffered an outage on its South African data network on Wednesday and it has now been confirmed that the company fell victim to a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) cyber-attack. The outage also affected internet service providers...

  • The average cost incurred by large companies in the wake of a cyber-attack can be as high as $649,000 (image: Kaspersky)

    The high cost of a security breach

    August 5, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on The high cost of a security breach

    The average cost incurred by large companies in the wake of a cyber-attack can be as high as $649,000, according to the 2013 Global Corporate IT Security Risks survey conducted by B2B International, in conjunction with Kaspersky Lab. Any cyber-attack can...