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The 4 Biggest Cyberthreats Affecting SA’s Government Institutions

South African government departments, organisations across industry sectors regardless of size, and even private individuals online all face the constant risk of being victims of a cyberattack, according to Russia-based international cybersecurity firm Kaspersky. While this is not a unique...

Cyber Attacks in Africa Comparable to World Wide Rates, says Kaspersky

With digital transformation a top priority on the corporate agenda as companies identify new ways to grow their business, cyber attackers and opportunist cybercriminals remain very active. While Africa is not necessarily considered a focus area for the more sophisticated...

The extent of targeted cyber attacks across Africa revealed

On Monday, 11 November 2019, Kaspersky released statistics drawn from its Advanced Persistent Threat reporting service. Since the start of 2018, the global cybersecurity company has kept a close eye on the META region for APT attacks, working on...

Universities beware the Stolen Pencil ATP

There is a new advanced persistent threat (APT) in the global village and it’s called ‘Stolen Pencil’, because it apparently targets academic institutions. “We say ‘new’ threat,” says Bryan Hamman, territory manager for sub-Saharan Africa at NETSCOUT Arbor, which specialises...

Advanced Evasion Techniques causing confusing among CIOs

A new report by McAfee, a division of Intel Security, examines the controversy and confusion surrounding Advanced Evasion Techniques (AETs), and the role that they play in Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). A Vanson Bourne study, commissioned by McAfee, surveyed 800...
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