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  • Tips to help you achieve shared responsibility for your Internet security

    Tips to help you achieve shared responsibility for your Internet security

    March 26, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Tips to help you achieve shared responsibility for your Internet security

    According to the latest study by Kaspersky Lab, there is often one person in a couple that’s less cyber-savvy and secure in their online behaviour than the other. And, with couples sharing so many connected activities and devices, this can lead to data...

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    Africans don’t realise their online passwords are not secure

    March 16, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Security, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Africans don’t realise their online passwords are not secure

    A recent survey conducted by Nudge with 506 respondents from South Africa (283), Ghana (66), Kenya (126) and Tanzania (32), revealed that 56% of the respondents were confident of their online password strength, while only 3% felt that their passwords were...

  • South Africa rank third most exposed country to cyber risks

    Top 10 Cyber-threats for websites

    September 15, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 Cyber-threats for websites

    The cyber-world can be a dark and daunting place, especially if you are building and running your own websites or have an online business. Cyber-crime in the form of hacking could result in your website being blacklisted by Google, equating to a drop in...

  • What Lies Ahead? Cyber-predictions for 2018

    The first step to stopping the next Cyberattack

    June 4, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on The first step to stopping the next Cyberattack

    Given the ever-increasing sophistication of cybercrime methods, organisations must employ advanced assessment tools and practices to reduce or eliminate security gaps. The first step to a successful security posture is to know what your current security...

  • Kaspersky Lab partners ENISA to boost IoT security

    Kaspersky Lab identifies internal corporate IT threats

    January 16, 2015 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky Lab identifies internal corporate IT threats

    According to the 2014 Global Corporate IT Security Risks survey, conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, 27% of all businesses have lost sensitive business data due to internal IT threats in the past 12 months. However, the global data shows that...

  • biggest security breaches

    Infographic: 8 Biggest security breaches in history

    October 22, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Infographic: 8 Biggest security breaches in history

    Over the years there has been many security breaches, with companies such as eBay being targets. The info graphic, which was submitted by whoishostingthis.com, has visualised the 8 biggest security breaches in history —covering how and why we should be...

  • Chinese-speaking APT Actor Caught Spying on Pharmaceutical Organisation

    Kaspersky reveals security guide to keep data safe

    October 13, 2014 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky reveals security guide to keep data safe

    Security experts from Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team share the security measures they use to protect their own communications via email, instant messaging tools, smartphones, and while browsing over computer networks and interacting with...

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

    Web exploits threaten businesses

    September 30, 2014 • Opinion, SecurityComments Off on Web exploits threaten businesses

    The Web is still the greatest attack surface and largest entry point for malicious code. These attacks usually happen via drive-by downloads, which see malware being downloaded and executed without the user even realising. “These threats make use of...

  • Kaspersky Lab partners ENISA to boost IoT security

    7 ways to protect yourself from cloud service leaks

    September 9, 2014 • Lists, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on 7 ways to protect yourself from cloud service leaks

    An internet-wide newsbreak regarding anonymous hackers who obtained explicit photos of various Hollywood celebrities, including many A-listers like Jennifer Lawrence, and then publicised this material on the Internet, made the headlines recently. According to...

  • McAfee are urging business to execute their contigency plans as the End of Windows XP support signals threat to enterprises. (image credit: Google Maps)

    The IoT is already here – Will you be secure?

    August 21, 2014 • Internet of Things, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on The IoT is already here – Will you be secure?

    With 2014 being dubbed as the year of the ´Internet of Things´ (IoT), there are major concerns regarding the security & privacy issues that consumers face now, and potential problems they could have in the future. Trevor Coetzee, Regional Director,...

  • Kaspersky Lab partners ENISA to boost IoT security

    Kaspersky Lab: Women take fewer risks online

    August 6, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kaspersky Lab: Women take fewer risks online

    Kaspersky Lab has uncovered the many reasons why women behave more safely when using the Internet. A report about sexual differences in online safety behaviour shows that males tend to take a higher frequency of risks, while the female attitude towards...

  • Kaspersky Lab partners ENISA to boost IoT security

    Kaspersky Lab: Beware of email attachments

    July 22, 2014 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky Lab: Beware of email attachments

    Email is a vital tool to not only businesses, but also when it comes to an individual’s personal content and messages. We often receive a multitude of emails each day; however, not all of them are as safe as we would like them to be. In June 2014,...

  • Chinese-speaking APT Actor Caught Spying on Pharmaceutical Organisations

    Kaspersky Lab: Cybercriminals can take advantage of cloud services

    July 11, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kaspersky Lab: Cybercriminals can take advantage of cloud services

    Although cloud-based file storage services have long been popular among Internet users, the indisputable convenience of such services is to some extent offset by a number of risks. For example, many users often follow the advice of gurus and store scans of...

  • Connected Cars

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

    July 8, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kaspersky Lab: Connected cars a reality, but are they secure?

    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...

  • Networks Unlimited

    IT security: what’s in it for business?

    July 4, 2014 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on IT security: what’s in it for business?

    IT security spend is too often seen as a grudge purchase by business management. But the fact is – effectively securing enterprise networks is a business imperative, says Networks Unlimited. Anton Jacobsz, Managing Director of Arbor Networks distributor...

  • Chinese-speaking APT Actor Caught Spying on Pharmaceutical Organisations

    Don’t get caught by online World Cup scams

    June 30, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Don’t get caught by online World Cup scams

    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,...