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  • Threat actor Muddy Water extends attacks towards government in Africa

    Threat actor Muddy Water extends attacks towards government in Africa

    October 12, 2018 • East Africa, North Africa, Security, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on Threat actor Muddy Water extends attacks towards government in Africa

    Kaspersky Lab researchers monitoring the activity of Muddy Water, an advanced threat actor first seen targeting Iraq and Saudi Arabia in 2017, have uncovered a massive operation focused on government entities and more in Africa, Jordan, Turkey, Azerbaijan,...

  • Kaspersky Lab to open office in Rwanda

    Kaspersky Lab reveals industrial organisation pain points

    June 25, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kaspersky Lab reveals industrial organisation pain points

    The trend for digitalisation, including increased connectivity and IoT, is growing among industrial organisations such as power plants, manufacturers, and water treatment centres, which rely on industrial control systems (ICS) for their operations. It’s a...

  • Malware that could cut 500,000 users off from internet

    May 28, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Malware that could cut 500,000 users off from internet

    VPNFilter, a sophisticated malware program, is said to have infected more than 500,000 routers in 54 countries, and could potentially cut users off from the internet. This malware can steal logins and passwords, can monitor industrial controls, and contains...

  • Concerns on the rise about mobile apps watching and tracking South African users, finds Kaspersky Lab

    Kaspersky Lab moves core processes to Switzerland in the name of transparency

    May 19, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kaspersky Lab moves core processes to Switzerland in the name of transparency

    Kaspersky Lab is adapting its infrastructure to move a number of core processes from Russia to Switzerland after allegations of espionage sprung up. After the US government and other parties accused it of spying on customers at the Russian state’s...

  • Concerns on the rise about mobile apps watching and tracking South African users, finds Kaspersky Lab

    New Kaspersky Password Manager now available

    May 4, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on New Kaspersky Password Manager now available

    Kaspersky Lab has introduced the new generation of its freemium solution Kaspersky Password Manager. Now, the solution not only stores login/password pairs but also payment data – which gets an extra layer of protection when entered automatically on sites...

  • Smart City

    Security issues in Smart Transport Monitoring System found

    April 21, 2016 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Security issues in Smart Transport Monitoring System found

    In an attempt to explore security issues in smart city transport infrastructure and give recommendations on how to address them, a Kaspersky Lab Global Research & Analysis Team (GReAT) expert has conducted field research into the specific type of road...

  • Eugene Kaspersky

    Kaspersky Lab shares insights on the human side of the cyber underground

    November 13, 2015 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky Lab shares insights on the human side of the cyber underground

    Unique local cyberattacks and international cooperation with criminal groups in Eastern Europe, unsound government security and vague legislation, theft of money and private data, direct offensive ops on local victims and criminal-to-criminal services. For...

  • Around 23,000 devices go missing every month, finds Kaspersky Lab

    Parents under pressure to protect both young and old online

    October 28, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Parents under pressure to protect both young and old online

    New research by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International reveals that 28% of parents in South Africa feel they have no control over what their children see or do online, with 41% concerned that their children’s Internet-dependency is becoming an addiction. Added...

  • Networks Unlimited

    IT security: what’s in it for business?

    July 4, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT security: what’s in it for business?

    IT security spend is too often seen as a grudge purchase by business management. But the fact is – effectively securing enterprise networks is a business imperative, says Networks Unlimited. Anton Jacobsz, Managing Director of Arbor Networks distributor...