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 specialising...
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 5 to access our news platform, premiumtimesng.com. The one-word report...
Kaspersky Lab’s security research team has announced the discovery of “The Mask” (aka Careto), an advanced Spanish-language speaking threat actor that has been involved in global cyber-espionage operations since at least 2007. What makes The Mask special is the complexity of the toolset used by the attackers. This includes an extremely...
Kaspersky Lab, an international IT and Online security company, conducted research into the evolution of IT threats in 2013 using information from their Kaspersky Security Network cloud service. From the results, the cyber security company found that Middle East, Turkey and Africa experienced around 50% Year-on-Year growth of IT-related...
Internet banking is widely used, especially by individuals and small and medium businesses, because it is easy and convenient, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and typically incurs far less bank fees than going in to a branch to do banking. However, online identity theft is...
  Incidents of cybercrime continue to plague Africa’s banking sector. Regional media claim that several banking institutions are being investigated in cybercrime cases. These investigations are said to include inquiries about illegal online transfer of funds according to a CIO East Africa report. The report says that The Economic and Financial Crimes...
Kaspersky Lab has published a phishing report that analysed the dramatic increase of cybercriminal campaigns designed to steal users’ Apple IDs and account information by creating fraudulent phishing sites that try to imitate the official apple.com site. Cybercriminals are using the fake Apple sites to try and trick users into...
Kaspersky Lab has won a lawsuit initiated by Lodsys, a company located in Texas that operates as a Patent Assertion Entity, more commonly known as a Non practicing entity or “Patent Troll,” known for initiating patent infringement lawsuits against a variety of companies. Kaspersky Lab, along with 54 other companies...
Today’s society, globally and African-based, is always on, always connected – from PCs and notebooks to tablets, smartphones and even smart televisions and other devices - we have become used to accessing the Internet at will, wherever we are. While pervasive connectivity may offer many advantages, such as the...
Kaspersky Lab has released a free mobile application for device running the Android operating system. According to the company, Kaspersky Fake ID Scanner scans smartphones and tablets for vulnerabilities that place users’ valuable data, privacy and even money at risk. Kaspersky Lab confirmed that one of the most notable new...
As 2015 approaches Fortinet and its threat research division FortiGuard Labs, have taken a look ahead to determine the most significant cyber security threats of the upcoming New Year – both from the perspective of a Black Hat hacker, as well as a Threat Intelligence solutions vendor. As the number...
Centrex Ethical Lab, a Nigerian Cyber security firm, carried out a survey on Nigeria’s Internet Users during Cyber Security Awareness Month in September 2013 in collaboration with eCore Techno Solutions India, TechTelling Nigeria - focused on improving online safety and security for all Nigerians. According to the survey, the firm...
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 used not only by APT style attackers, but by law...
Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of Kaspersky Lab, a developer of secure content and threat management solutions, was named the 2012 Influencer of the Year by Channelnomics. Eugene was given this honour for his visionary thinking and IT security expertise, which not only enabled his company, Kaspersky Lab, to provide additional...
Trends such as mobility, BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and cloud have completely revolutionised the way we do business, by giving users access to the information they need anytime and from anywhere. Unfortunately, as much as businesses have gained from these trends, so have they been put at risk,...
There is a new scam doing the rounds and internet users should be wary. Yesterday The Weekend Argus reported an international phone scam had caught some South Africans off-guard. The scam allows others full access to your computer. According to the report, some victims received landline calls from people claiming to...
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