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Posts Tagged ‘Kaspersky’

  • Top 4 fintech threat predictions for 2020

    December 9, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 4 fintech threat predictions for 2020

    In 2020, financially motivated cyberthreat actors may start to target investment apps, online financial data processing systems and upcoming cryptocurrencies, along with providing paid access to banks’ infrastructures and developing new strains of mobile...

  • What a cyber car should look like: Tackling 2 major risks

    December 5, 2019 • Features, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on What a cyber car should look like: Tackling 2 major risks

    Tesla recently demonstrated its new electric pickup vehicle, dubbed “Cybertruck”, which has polarised public opinion. Some have stated it looks like a vehicle from a child’s sketch come to life, while others consider it to be a vision of the future....

  • Cyber incidents, major risks for financial services -study

    Browser notifications scams tripled in 2019, study reveals

    November 27, 2019 • General, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Browser notifications scams tripled in 2019, study reveals

    Fraudulent browser push notifications as a means of phishing and advertising are gaining popularity, with the share of users hit by the problem growing month-on-month in 2019. As shown by recent Kaspersky research, the monthly number of users affected has...

  • Cyber incidents, major risks for financial services -study

    The extent of targeted cyber attacks across Africa revealed

    November 11, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on The extent of targeted cyber attacks across Africa revealed

    On Monday, 11 November 2019, Kaspersky released statistics drawn from its Advanced Persistent Threat reporting service. Since the start of 2018, the global cybersecurity company has kept a close eye on the META region for APT attacks, working on 29...

  • Four dangers of unsecured biometric data

    November 7, 2019 • Features, Lists, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Four dangers of unsecured biometric data

    Nowadays, Traditional passwords are a weak point as according to Kaspersky, data leaks happen quite often. More and more have companies decide to change their approach by adopting biometrics. However, no one is immune to identity theft and there already have...

  • 7 “harmless” habits threatening online safety

    October 31, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on 7 “harmless” habits threatening online safety

    Everyone nowadays is connected to the Internet and has by now probably settled into some online routines: we all have such habits as checking our e-mails and social media pages first thing in the morning and consider these rituals healthy and harmless....

  • Kaspersky on a mission to regulate eSports

    Kaspersky on a mission to regulate eSports

    September 18, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Gadgets and Gaming, SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky on a mission to regulate eSports

    Cybersecurity company, Kaspersky has introduced the beta version of its Anti-Cheat solution to combat in-game cheating. The cloud-based offering is said to ensure fair play in the eSports industry by providing real-time cheat detection and sharing automated...

  • Kaspersky updates cloud solution

    Kaspersky updates cloud solution

    August 29, 2019 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments Off on 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...

  • Kaspersky appoints newest Southern Africa distributor

    Kaspersky appoints newest Southern Africa distributor

    August 27, 2019 • Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on 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 as...

  • Kaspersky announces opening of first Transparency Centre in Asia

    Kaspersky announces opening of first Transparency Centre in Asia

    August 16, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky announces opening of first Transparency Centre in Asia

    Global security company, Kaspersky announced the opening of its first Transparency Centre in Asia Pacific on Thursday, 15 August 2019. This is the third facility of its kind launched by Kaspersky.   Similarly, in Zurich and Madrid, the Transparency Centre...

  • 430,000 users hit by financial malware in first half of 2019, research shows

    2019 reports over 430,000 victims to financial malware

    August 7, 2019 • Finance, SecurityComments Off on 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 year....

  • INTERVIEW: Kaspersky Africa's Bethwel Opil on cyber-security and human firewalls

    INTERVIEW: Kaspersky Africa’s Bethwel Opil on cyber-security and human firewalls

    July 25, 2019 • Features, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on INTERVIEW: Kaspersky Africa’s Bethwel Opil on cyber-security and human firewalls

    Bethwel Opil, Enterprise Sales Manager at Kaspersky Africa, is passionate about investing in technologies and strategies that will allow businesses to reap the benefits of the digital world — however, he believes growth in the tech sphere can lead to...

  • 76% of people have accessed data belonging to their former workplace, study shows

    76% of people have accessed data belonging to their former workplace, study shows

    July 4, 2019 • Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on 76% of people have accessed data belonging to their former workplace, study shows

    A study recently released by Kaspersky Lab reveals that businesses are at increased risk by not curbing the actions of current and former employees. According to the research, 25 per cent of workers in South Africa still have access to files and documents...

  • Kaspersky collaborates with INTERPOL in fight against cybercrime

    Kaspersky collaborates with INTERPOL in fight against cybercrime

    July 3, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky collaborates with INTERPOL in fight against cybercrime

    Kaspersky and INTERPOL have signed a five-year agreement to reinforce their collaboration in the fight against cybercrime around the world. This is the second agreement between the two parties, following the first signed in 2014. Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of...

  • New machine learning technology to protect against advanced threats on Android users

    New machine learning technology to protect against threats on Android users

    June 24, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, SecurityComments Off on New machine learning technology to protect against threats on Android users

      Kaspersky has unveiled a new security feature for Android devices. The feature, based on machine learning technology, ensures immediate proactive detection of advanced malware to minimise the risks of mobile devices being exposed to cyber attacks....

  • Don’t fall victim to hoax system cleaners

    Don’t fall victim to hoax system cleaners

    June 21, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Don’t fall victim to hoax system cleaners

    According to experts at Kaspersky Lab, the number of users being attacked with fake system cleaners has increased by two-fold. These fraudulent programs are designed to trick users into paying for alleged serious computer issues to be fixed. A slow-working or...