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  • Kaspersky Lab to open office in Rwanda

    Kaspersky Lab to open office in Rwanda

    May 21, 2019 • East Africa, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Kaspersky Lab has announced plans to open a new office in Kigali, Rwanda, to support the rapid growth of its business in East Africa. The decision to open a new office was made during Eugene Kaspersky’s visit to Rwanda where he met with H.E Paul Kagame,...

  • Kaspersky Lab enriches its APT Intelligence Reports with added actors' profiles and MITRE ATT&CK framework

    Kaspersky Lab enriches its APT Intelligence Reports

    April 25, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky Lab enriches its APT Intelligence Reports

    Kaspersky Lab has enhanced its APT Intelligence Reports with contextual information related to advanced persistent threat (APT) actors and added mapping to the MITRE ATT&CK threat model for previously discovered attacks. These improvements help security...

  • Intellectual property protection vital in digital world says Kaspersky Lab

    Intellectual property protection vital in digital world says Kaspersky Lab

    April 23, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Intellectual property protection vital in digital world says Kaspersky Lab

    World Intellectual Property Day (26 April) raises awareness on how intellectual property (IP) impacts daily life. But while much attention is placed around the legal aspects, companies and individuals need to consider the security ramifications as well....

  • Kaspersky Lab uncovers vulnerability in Windows OS

    Kaspersky Lab uncovers vulnerability in Windows OS

    April 15, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky Lab uncovers vulnerability in Windows OS

    Kaspersky Lab’s automated technologies have detected a previously unknown vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. It was exploited by an unidentified criminal group in an attempt to gain full control over a targeted device. The attack was aimed at the core of...

  • Kaspersky Lab to open office in Rwanda

    Kaspersky Lab researchers uncover cyberespionage framework

    April 11, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kaspersky Lab researchers uncover cyberespionage framework

    Kaspersky Lab researchers have uncovered a technically sophisticated cyberespionage framework that has been active since at least 2013 and appears to be unconnected to any known threat actors. The framework, which researchers have named TajMahal, features...

  • Steer clear of malicious programs pretending to be TV shows

    April 1, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Steer clear of malicious programs pretending to be TV shows

    Cybercriminals are actively using new episodes of popular TV shows to distribute malware, research by Kaspersky Lab has found. Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, and Arrow are the shows receiving the most attention from attackers. These and other findings are...

  • Intellectual property protection vital in digital world says Kaspersky Lab

    Kaspersky Lab appoints new Enterprise Sales Manager

    March 26, 2019 • East Africa, People, SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky Lab appoints new Enterprise Sales Manager

    Bethwel Opil has been appointed as the Enterprise Sales Manager for Kaspersky Lab in Kenya. The appointment will see Opil continue to support and grow strong market alignment for the Kaspersky Lab brand locally with particular focus on the East African...

  • How to protect your heart and money from Romantic Phishing

    February 14, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on How to protect your heart and money from Romantic Phishing

    Kaspersky Lab experts have detected a sharp increase in phishing activities from criminals offering users various romantic goods on the eve of St. Valentine’s Day. The total number of user attempts to visit fraudulent websites with a romantic theme that...

  • Connected car chargers could leave home networks vulnerable

    Connected car chargers could leave home networks vulnerable

    January 8, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Connected car chargers could leave home networks vulnerable

    While modern electric vehicles are tested constantly for vulnerabilities, some of their essential accessories, such as the battery chargers, often remain neglected. Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered that electric vehicle (EV) chargers supplied by a major...

  • Malicious crypto-mining increased by over 83 percent in 2018

    Malicious crypto-mining attacks increased by over 83 percent in 2018

    January 8, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Malicious crypto-mining attacks increased by over 83 percent in 2018

    The global outbreak in malicious cryptocurrency mining that unfolded in 2018 saw the number of attacks increase by more than 83%, with over five million users attacked online in the first three quarters of the year, compared to 2.7 million over the same...

  • WannaCry ransomware is still affecting almost 75,000 users

    WannaCry ransomware is still affecting almost 75,000 users

    November 16, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on WannaCry ransomware is still affecting almost 75,000 users

    One and a half years after its epidemic, WannaCry ransomware tops the list of the most widespread cryptor families and the ransomware has attacked 74,621 unique users worldwide. These attacks accounted for 28.72% of all users targeted by cryptors in Q3 2018....

  • No one is to be trusted when it comes to online data

    No one is to be trusted when it comes to online data

    November 9, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on No one is to be trusted when it comes to online data

    A new study of mid-size businesses and consumers reveals that many are confused and lack trust when it comes to the privacy and security of their online data and behaviour. The research, which covered six countries in Europe and North America, found that...

  • Kaspersky Lab to open office in Rwanda

    Kaspersky Lab launches new adaptive security solutions for home users in South Africa

    November 7, 2018 • Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on Kaspersky Lab launches new adaptive security solutions for home users in South Africa

    In the modern world, people are making an everyday compromise between the opportunity to constantly stay connected, or preserve their privacy. The more people use different internet services, the more difficult it is for them to keep their personal...

  • Your digital identity could be on sale for less than $50

    Your digital identity could be on sale for less than $50

    November 6, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Your digital identity could be on sale for less than $50

    While many of us have heard of, or even fallen victim to, cybercrimes such as data and identity theft, it seems that relatively few know the value of the information stolen from us. A new study from Kaspersky Lab has revealed that while our identity may not...

  • Kaspersky Lab uncovers vulnerability in Windows OS

    Kaspersky Lab helps build skilled capacity with SABRIC

    October 29, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky Lab helps build skilled capacity with SABRIC

    Kaspersky Lab has concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed with the South African Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC) in October 2017 and plans to renew the MOU for a further year, following its success. The MOU has seen Kaspersky Lab...

  • Networks Unlimited Africa and Cofense stand against phishing

    Scholars beware: phishing fraudsters hunt for university credentials

    October 27, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Scholars beware: phishing fraudsters hunt for university credentials

    Kaspersky Lab urges academics to be careful online: the company’s researchers have detected multiple cyberattacks hitting at least 131 universities in 16 countries, including South Africa, where several well-known universities have experienced at least...