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Kenya wants tough stance on cyber crime

November 14, 2008 • SecurityComments Off on Kenya wants tough stance on cyber crime

THE High Level Segment Information Technology Summit entered its second day today with Kenya’s Information and Communications Minister Samuel Poghisio calling for tougher action against cyber crime...

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Kenya losing billions

November 13, 2008 • SecurityComments Off on Kenya losing billions

KENYA’S financial services sector could be losing more Sh5 billion as a result of incidences related information security, a senior official has said...

Kenya attracting global business with advanced IT systems

November 10, 2008 • SecurityComments Off on Kenya attracting global business with advanced IT systems

EAST Africa’s economic powerhouse, Kenya, utilizes advanced IT systems that enable the country to do business in many spheres of the economy with clients from around the world, a top government official has said...

Evidian announces Enterprise SSO for Unix

November 7, 2008 • SecurityComments Off on Evidian announces Enterprise SSO for Unix

Evidian, the European identity and access management leader, announces today the availability of a new Linux-based client for its enterprise single sign-on solution...

Obama’s computer ‘hacked’

November 7, 2008 • SecurityComments (1)

Hackers broke into the computer systems of the Barack Obama and John McCain campaign teams during the US presidential race and stole a ”serious amount of files” in an operation that US government cyber experts believe originated from China...

PandaLabs lists Halloween’s scariest malware

November 3, 2008 • SecurityComments Off on PandaLabs lists Halloween’s scariest malware

Halloween is a night of costumes, witches and monsters – and all too often fear. This year Panda has listed the most terrifying examples of malware, which no matter how they are disguised, you should never invite to your party… or your computer: Read full...

Financial crisis triggers cyber-crime surge

October 29, 2008 • SecurityComments Off on Financial crisis triggers cyber-crime surge

Panda Security has issued a security alert that reveals a direct correlation between the recent stock market volatility and the growth of new threats...

Yahoo and Microsoft to fight email lottery scams

October 29, 2008 • SecurityComments (37)

Yahoo and Microsoft are teaming up in an effort to stop lottery email scams. The two companies have signed on with Western Union and the African Development Bank to head a new effort to aid victims of the attacks and help catch the perpetrators...

McAfee Anti-Theft File Protection locally available

October 29, 2008 • SecurityComments Off on McAfee Anti-Theft File Protection locally available

The dedicated McAfee division at Workgroup has announced the immediate availability of McAfee Anti-Theft File Protection, a security software solution that provides privacy and theft protection for valuable files stored on a ...

New Panda Managed Office Protection offers cost reduction and greater profitability to Africa’s channel

October 27, 2008 • SecurityComments Off on New Panda Managed Office Protection offers cost reduction and greater profitability to Africa’s channel

Panda Security, a global leader in IT security, has presented Panda Managed Office Protection to the Channel. This Web-based subscription service for professionals (SOHO), SMBs and companies with branch offices will help drive Channel sales, as it is a...

Standard Bank & MTN Swaziland partner to deliver mobile banking

October 24, 2008 • SecurityComments (1)

STANDARD Bank and MTN Swaziland will soon be launching mobile banking in the Kingdom, The Observer said. Meanwhile, the two companies have partnered to offer a mobile top-up service, where customers can now load airtime from the ...

30 million computers infected by fake antivirus programmes

October 24, 2008 • SecurityComments (1)

According to Panda Security, the global software vendor, a new wave of fake antivirus programmes has infected more than 30 million users, earning cyber-crooks hundreds of millions in the process...

Infections from the web: cyber-crooks get clever

October 24, 2008 • SecurityComments Off on Infections from the web: cyber-crooks get clever

As security laboratories predicted at the beginning of the year, the use of web pages to distribute malware is becoming a popular trend...

Solutions to Manage Growing Influx of Spam and E-mail-Borne Threats

October 21, 2008 • SecurityComments Off on Solutions to Manage Growing Influx of Spam and E-mail-Borne Threats

Networks Unlimited and IronPort Systems Inc., a leading provider of solutions that protect businesses against spam, viruses and malware, and now part of Cisco, today announced hardware platforms for its enterprise- and carrier-grade e-mail security appliances...

Fortinet and Dimension Data Form Global Partnership

October 21, 2008 • SecurityComments (1)

Fortinet, a provider of unified threat management (UTM) solutions, has signed a global agreement with Dimension Data to integrate, install and provide consultancy services for Fortinet’s network security solutions to enterprises worldwide...

Workgroup signs OEM agreement with CA

October 10, 2008 • SecurityComments Off on Workgroup signs OEM agreement with CA

Workgroup’s dedicated CA (formerly known as Computer Associates) division has announced that it has signed an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with CA to further accelerate the adoption of CA security products in South Africa...