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Massive Increase in DDoS Attacks Observed – Record Numbers Reached

Compared to Q3 2021, the total number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks in Q4 shows an increase of 52%. This is 4.5 times more than the same time the previous year. These and other findings were published in...

Kenya Has Had to Deal with Nearly 33-Million Cyber Attacks in the First Half of 2021

The increase in cyberthreats recorded by internet security group Kaspersky in the first half of this year in Kenya amounted to 32.8 million. Compared to similarly prominently targeted countries in the African region the recorded number was on par...

How “Squid Game” is Being Used to Spread Malware & Steal User Info

During the month following its release, Squid Game, a South Korean survival drama TV series, became Netflix's biggest show, with more than 111-million viewers. Following this unprecedented demand from viewers, cybercriminals were not shy in taking advantage of fans’...

26% of SA SMBs Launched New Products During the Pandemic – Study

When the pandemic had just started in March 2020, developing new products was a way to respond to the uniquely challenging situation for 26% of small and medium companies surveyed in South Africa, according to a recent Kaspersky study. The...

Kaspersky Discovers Zero-Day Exploit in Desktop Window Manager

Kaspersky has discovered another zero-day exploit, however, researchers are currently unable to link this exploit to any known threat actor. This kind of vulnerability is basically an unknown software bug - upon identification and discovery, they allow attackers to conduct...

Children’s Internet Activity Increases by 200% During Lockdown

South African children have become more active on the Internet as the national lockdown progresses. Comparing their activity in the first week of January and the last week of March, the overall number of website visits grew by 200%....

Majority of Malware Attacks in Africa Come from False Dating Apps

With Valentine’s day around the corner and fast approaching, everyone is looking for love – instead, they may find an online virus that is stealing their money. Ain’t that a kick in the head? Antivirus gurus Kaspersky say that while...

Kaspersky updates cloud solution

Global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky has announced that it has updated it's Kaspersky Security Cloud. According to the company, not only does the Security Cloud give consumers access to technologies, tools and new ways to protect user privacy across multiple devices,...

Kaspersky appoints newest Southern Africa distributor

Global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky announced on Monday, 26 August 2019, that it has signed on Tarsus Distribution as its newest B2B and B2C distributor. The agreement forms part of Kaspersky’s growth pipeline for the Southern Africa market as well...

2019 reports over 430,000 victims to financial malware

  Researchers at cybersecurity company, Kaspersky, have claimed that over 430,000 people making use of cryptocurrencies and web-money services were threatened by malware in the first half of 2019 – seven per cent more than in the same period last...
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