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  • Cybersecurity

    9 ways to protect yourself against ransomware attacks

    May 17, 2017 • Lists, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on 9 ways to protect yourself against ransomware attacks

    The first and most important thing is making it harder for attacks to take place. While it’s necessary to take preventative steps, it’s also important to come to terms with the fact that nothing will ever be 100% effective. That being said, the right...

  • HP helps organisations to better prepare for attacks

    February 1, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on HP helps organisations to better prepare for attacks

    HP has announced a new set of security services that help organisations respond to, remediate and mitigate the impact of security breaches as they occur. Security breaches are increasingly disruptive to organisations and can significantly damage an...

  • Q&A: Kaspersky Lab’s Director of Global Research and Analysis

    January 24, 2013 • FeaturesComments (1)

    With the new year in full swing, hackers and malware makers will look at new avenues to scam and con people into divulging important information. Other attacks might be a bit more subtle than a brute force attempt, and a comprehensive anti-virus and Internet...

  • Kaspersky Lab’s report reveals Red October threat

    January 15, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky Lab’s report reveals Red October threat

    Kaspersky Lab has published a new research report which identified an elusive cyber-espionage campaign targeting diplomatic, governmental and scientific research organisations in several countries for at least five years. The primary focus of this campaign...

  • Reports of killing of MTN Nigeria staff not true – MTN Group spokesperson

    September 11, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Reports of killing of MTN Nigeria staff not true – MTN Group spokesperson

    In the wake of recent attacks on infrastructure, including telecommunications masts, belonging to that of MTN Nigeria in Northern parts of the country, MTN Group spokesperson Rich Mkhondo has issued a statement on behalf of the company refuting certain media...

  • Hackers gain access to Yahoo user IDs

    July 12, 2012 • Online & SocialComments Off on Hackers gain access to Yahoo user IDs

    Search engine Yahoo has revealed that the hacker group D33DS gained access to its systems and compromised approximately 400 000 user IDs. Security firm Trustedsec confirmed that the hacking originated from Yahoo’s Voices, a user-generated section of the...

  • Internet attacks on the increase in Nigeria

    January 19, 2009 • SecurityComments Off on Internet attacks on the increase in Nigeria

    INTERNET based attacks characterized by illegally accessing data, are emerging in Africa’s most populous nation – Nigeria. Among the victims of such attacks are company employees and consumers in the fields of information and communication...