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Apple Reportedly Targeted in $50 Million Ransomware Attack

Apple Inc has reportedly suffered a ransomware attack at the hands of REvil operators. The hackers have revealed that the tech company has until 1 May to pay the ransom or risk losing confidential drawings and gigabytes of personal...

5 Things to Do After a Ransomware Attack

In South Africa, 42% of ransomware victims pay the ransom to restore access to their data. Yet for 19% of those, paying the ransom did not guarantee the return of stolen data. However, as public awareness of potential cyber...

Ransomware – the key is response and recovery

Ransomware made headlines in 2019 with several high-profile attacks causing significant service disruption. Some of the most notable ransomware attacks which caused lengthy outages at City of Johannesburg and Johannesburg City Power. The main takeaway from this is that...

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....

City held to ransom: How to safeguard your network from attack

In the wake of last week’s City Power ransomware attack, ongoing vigilance, maintenance of systems and a holistic approach to security remains vital for critical infrastructure entities. This is according to Stefan van de Giessen, general manager: cybersecurity at...

Ransomware attackers get targeted

During 2017, the WannaCry ransomware attack impacted more than 300,000 people across 150 countries in less than two days. In 2018, criminals are evolving their tactics, including launching well-researched, targeted attacks intended to infect specific, high-value assets known to...

How you can find ways to fight ransomware

Today, there’s a good chance you know of either an individual or a company who has fallen victim to ransomware. In fact, unless you have been living in the Amazon jungle with no connectivity, you will have heard of...
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How Are Smart Contracts Transforming Financial Transactions?

In the dynamic landscape of financial technology, smart contracts emerge as a transformative force. These self-executing contracts, with terms...
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