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Posts Tagged ‘cyberattack’

  • Top 4 cyberthreats for 2020 revealed

    November 6, 2019 • Lists, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Global cloud-enabled next-generation cybersecurity company, Sophos launched its 2020 Threat Report providing insights into the rapidly evolving cyberthreat landscape. The report, produced by SophosLabs researchers, explores changes in the threat landscape...

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    Hosting company warns against domain hijacking

    March 14, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Hosting company warns against domain hijacking

    Domain names can be stolen, held hostage and used to wreak havoc for a business website owner. Domain hijacking entails cyber criminals unlawfully gaining access to a website’s unique domain in order to impersonate the business for other illegal...

  • New Year's resolutions: Get your passwords shipshape

    Employees’ cybersecurity habits worsen, survey finds

    December 2, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Employees’ cybersecurity habits worsen, survey finds

    The prevalence of cybersecurity incidents and the concomitant growing concerns about any organization’s cybersecurity posture haven’t done much to discourage many employees from engaging in poor security habits, a survey has found. In some respects,...

  • ESET researchers discover the first-ever UEFI rootkit

    ESET researchers discover the first-ever UEFI rootkit

    October 3, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on ESET researchers discover the first-ever UEFI rootkit

    ESET researchers discovered a cyberattack that used a UEFI rootkit to establish a presence on the victims’ computers. Dubbed LoJax by ESET, this rootkit was part of a campaign run by the infamous Sednit group against several high-profile targets in Central...

  • GE Healthcare advances universal health coverage in Ghana

    Digital transformation is the key to next generation healthcare in Africa

    September 26, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Healthcare, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Digital transformation is the key to next generation healthcare in Africa

    The benefits of the digital revolution to the healthcare sector in Africa are enormous, yet many angles must be considered if it is to prove successful. There are many people around the world who fall through the cracks in the healthcare field. They either...

  • Cassava Fintech launches cross border money transfer service

    Staying safe online: Protecting your personal information from data breaches

    June 4, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Staying safe online: Protecting your personal information from data breaches

    We are reminded on an almost-daily basis to guard our personal data and information fiercely by taking steps such as creating more complicated passwords, regularly changing them and not clicking on suspicious links. But what about when there is no...

  • No environment is immune to cyber attacks-Check Point study reveals

    New multi-featured mobile Trojan Loapi discovered

    January 12, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on New multi-featured mobile Trojan Loapi discovered

    Kaspersky Lab researchers have identified a new malware with multiple modules, which allows for an almost endless number of malicious features – from crypto currency mining to DDos attacks. Due to its modular architecture, even more functions can be...

  • Mining and manufacturing sectors are becoming vulnerable to cyberattack.

    Mining and manufacturing sectors are becoming vulnerable to cyberattack

    October 20, 2017 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Mining and manufacturing sectors are becoming vulnerable to cyberattack

    South Africa’s manufacturing sector is under growing threat of cyberattack, this is according to Sean Duffy, Executive of Security Solutions for MEA at Dimension Data. The Dimension Data’s Global Threat Intelligence Report for 2017, revealed that the...

  • The rise of security as a service in the evolving threat landscape

    August 10, 2017 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on The rise of security as a service in the evolving threat landscape

    The constant evolution of the global security threat landscape is playing a part in the rise of cyber ‘security as a service’ offerings. In addition, the evergreen discussion around cost modelling, namely the ‘Capex vs Opex?’ issue, is also a factor...

  • South Africa: TransUnion launches identity theft solution

    Petya attack points to alarming trend in cybercrime

    June 28, 2017 • SecurityComments Off on Petya attack points to alarming trend in cybercrime

    Another major cyberattack named Petya has been wreaking havoc across the world, highlighting the need for greater focus on cybersecurity education. The cyberattack originated in the Ukraine going on to cause major disruption across the globe. It has hit major...

  • 2019 cybercrime and financial trends

    Ransomware doubled in second half of 2016, says Check Point

    February 22, 2017 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Ransomware doubled in second half of 2016, says Check Point

    Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd released its H2 2016 Global Threat Intelligence Trends, revealing that ransomware attacks doubled during the period. Out of all recognised malware incidents globally, the percentage of ransomware attacks increased from...