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Ransomeware

Kaspersky Warns of Enhanced Cybersecurity Threat

LockBit, a prominent ransomware group, has recently bolstered its operations with enhanced multiplatform functionality, according to cybersecurity experts at Kaspersky. This group has gained notoriety for its relentless targeting of businesses worldwide, leaving behind a trail of financial and...

2022 Predictions: 5 Cybersecurity trends we’ll see this year

“Unprecedented” is a word that defined 2020 and 2021. Once the pandemic hit, we saw a record number of businesses implement work-from-home systems to ensure business continuity, remotely and online. With this rise in digital transformation, we’ve witnessed a...

Ransomware – Hindsight is 20/20

Three things many companies wished they had actioned before a ransomware attack. There are few things worse than discovering that your business has been compromised. Be it a phish, ransomware, hack or malicious attack, it’s going to leave a long...

Unpacking Lessons from Ransomeware Attacks in 2021

It’s nearly impossible to read the news without seeing at least one headline blaring about a breach, hack or attack. In the USA, the Colonial Pipeline experienced a Darkside ransomware attack that affected more than 10, 000 gas stations. Virgin...

Are BaaS Solutions the Answer to Spike in Ransomware Attacks?

With an ever-growing number of people working from home, primarily due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, cybersecurity attacks are on the rise, meaning that dealing with security risks is an ongoing journey for enterprises. IDC predicts that by 2023, 60%...

6 Ways to Create a Ransomware Mitigation Strategy

Ransomware attack trends continue to evolve, and the current iterations seen during the COVID-19 pandemic are no exception. During this time, malicious actors have attacked healthcare organisations, medical trials, schools, and shipping agencies. Considering the impact these modern attacks can...

Practice makes perfect: the importance of stress testing in ransomware

You could be forgiven for believing ransomware has already peaked. After all, few organisations in South Africa have experienced it on various levels since 2017’s WannaCry attack. Yet ransomware is hardly a spent force. If anything it’s become normalised....

Human element is the biggest threat to your cyber security

Cybercrime attacks are increasingly becoming popular and more sophisticated. Although businesses spend large amounts of money and resources on cyber security, they are still hacked and infected with various malware threats. One of the greatest threat to the data...

ESET targets Southern Africa enterprise market as ransomware threat increases

Cybersecurity company, ESET, revealed on Wednesday 22 November 2017 at a product launch and media briefing in Johannesburg, South Africa, that the company plans to expand its offerings to compete in the enterprise market in Southern Africa. ESET has a...

Preventing and Mitigating Ransomware with Cyber Situational Awareness

If you’re familiar with mafia movies then you’re familiar with extortion – the practice of obtaining something, especially money, through force or threats. Extortion has been around for centuries – well before “The Godfather” or “Goodfellas.” Even cyber extortion,...
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