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Fraudsters Launch Phishing Attacks on Universities

With universities becoming more concerned about their networks’ cybersecurity, attackers find ways to breach these systems by targeting inattentive students, staff and professors. Experts from Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky highlight intensified phishing campaigns with fraudsters exploiting the names of some...

The Crypto Collapse & Rising DDoS Smart Attacks

During Q2 2022, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks reached a new level as the share of smart attacks and average duration saw steep increases. Compared to the previous year, the average duration of a DDoS attack rose 100...

Are Phishing Attacks Targeting Crypto on the Rise?

Experts at Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky have taken a close look at the phishing pages aimed at potential crypto investors as well as the malicious files that are distributed under the names of the 20 most popular cryptocurrency wallets. Since...

These Are the Cyber Dangers Still Faced by SA’s SMEs

Internet security provider Kaspersky says that small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and other small businesses in South Africa are still facing many threats from cyber criminals and threat actors. What's worse is that many small business owners do not...

Kaspersky Launches Online Ransomware Response Training Course

Kaspersky, the Russia-based, self-styled independent cybersecurity and online safety provider, has today announced the launch of a new Windows Incident Response training course. This is in order to offer in-house cybersecurity teams and InfoSec professionals an opportunity to expand...

Kaspersky’s Antivirus Software Under Investigation

On Friday, Italy's data watchdog said it is investigating Kaspersky, a Russian multinational cybersecurity company, for the alleged possibility of being used in cyber attacks. According to The Guardian, the agency says it followed "alarms sounded by many Italian and...

A North Korean Cyber Espionage Group Was Active in SA – New Report

Kaspersky researchers have disclosed details of its latest threat intelligence reports on South Africa, including the cybersecurity firm's analysis of APT groups in the country – major threat actors hunting for sensitive information and finances. The company's telemetry has demonstrated...

5.8-Million Attacks Detected in Malware Disguised as PC Games

Over 5.8 million attacks by malware and unwanted software disguised as popular PC games were detected and prevented by Kaspersky and its cybersecurity solutions globally from Q3 2020 to Q2 2021. This increased volume may be connected to the rapid...

When Ransomware Strikes, Can You Recover Fast Enough?

Ransomware attacks have become increasingly common, and they are even available on the dark Web to purchase as a service. There have been many incidents in the news, where major companies have been left with little choice other than...

Malware Spreading Through Popular WhatsApp Mod Uncovered

A malicious version of a popular WhatsApp messenger mod (unofficial modification of the app) called FMWhatsapp has been discovered by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky. This mod spreads the Triada mobile Trojan, which downloads other Trojans and can launch ads, issue subscriptions,...
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