Posts Tagged ‘Cyber criminals’

  • Cyber Crime tips

    Threat of cyber attacks on the rise

    October 2, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Worldwide, entertainment and media companies are increasingly becoming targets for cybercrime as cyber criminals find new and innovative ways to defeat security measures and controls. The theft of intellectual property or commercially sensitive information,...

  • Stefan Tanase, Senior Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team for Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Cyber-crime: How it makes criminals filthy rich

    April 23, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Cyber-crime: How it makes criminals filthy rich

    During Kaspersky Lab’s annual Security Analysis Summit held in Budapest, Hungary, the Enterprise and Online security experts focussed on cyber-criminals and where their riches come from – often at very low risk to the perpetrators. Stefan Tanase, Senior...

  • Richard Broeke, spokesperson for IT security provider, Securicom. (Image source: Securicom)

    SA companies needs tighter grip on mobiles

    February 5, 2014 • OpinionComments Off on SA companies needs tighter grip on mobiles

    Mobile security and device management will become one of the top challenges for South African companies as attacks on smartphones and tablets are likely to increase again in 2014. So says Richard Broeke, a consultant at leading IT security company, Securicom....

  • John Yeo, EMEA director at Trustwave (image: Trustwave)

    SA companies fail hacker test

    October 8, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on SA companies fail hacker test

    In a world that is connecting every day at a faster pace than ever, Philip Pieterse head of the ethical hacking division in South Africa for Spiderlabs says that South Africa has a lack of skills in the computer security sector – which could have dire...

  • Lutz Blaeser, MD of Intact Security (image: LivDigital)

    Cyber crooks eye Android

    September 13, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on Cyber crooks eye Android

    In a short space of time, Android has claimed the lion’s share of the mobile market – in fact more than 900 million Android mobile devices have now been activated. Unfortunately, this popularity has put a large target on the platform’s back. This...

  • 31.98% of all computers have malware

    February 18, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on 31.98% of all computers have malware

    PandaLabs, the anti-malware laboratory of Panda Security, has released its 2012 Annual Security Report, which details an extremely interesting year of data theft, social networking attacks and cyber-warfare. According to the report, 31.98 percent of all...

  • Cyber criminals now target SA

    September 12, 2011 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Cyber criminals now target SA

    AVG, a global security company launched AVG 2012 anti-virus product during a media function held at Melrose Arch, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Speaking at the official product launch in South Africa today, Peter Baxter, AVG VP for International Sales said...