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As soon as grants for pandemic-hit businesses were announced, scammers went phishing

By Staff Writer 30 September 2020

Kaspersky has highlighted how funds meant for Covid-19 relief were exploited by cybercriminals and phishing attacks. FULL STORY >

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Local eateries going digital to survive now at risk of cybercrime

By Industry Contributor 28 August 2020

Restaurants leveraging touchless, contactless, or low-contact digital payment methods to survive are being faced with another risk - being victim of a new attack vulnerability. Doros Hadjizenonos, regional sales manager at... FULL STORY >

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Cybercriminals taking advantage of the streaming wars to attack users in 2020

By Staff Writer 20 July 2020

When it comes to disguising malicious files under the names of popular streaming platforms and their content, cybercriminals most frequently use Netflix and The Mandalorian (a Disney + original) as a lure, according... FULL STORY >

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SMEs and cybercrime: F5’s lucky #13 security controls

By Industry Contributor 20 March 2020

SMEs are the perfect victims for cybercrime. Focused on getting their businesses off the ground, they are oblivious of the vast amounts of data they’re accumulating, says Alain Tshal,District Sales Manager – Sub-Saharan Africa, F5... FULL STORY >

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Multiple security vulnerabilities found in TikTok

By Ryan Noik 10 January 2020

In the wake of the WhatsApp scam, security company CheckPoint revealed that discovered several major vulnerabilities in another popular platform - TikTok. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky predicts key threats in 2020

By Ryan Noik 6 December 2019

Kaspersky has predicted that predicted that fintech, mobile banking and e-commerce are in the crosshairs in the year ahead. Here's some advice on how you can stay cybersafe. FULL STORY >

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New Security Operations Centre aims to combat rampant cybercrime

By Ryan Noik 29 September 2019

Reflex Solutions launched its Security Operations Centre recently in Sandton in a bid to address the cybercrime that has become more frequent in recent months. FULL STORY >

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Opinion - Improved cybersecurity laws needed to deal with rising SA cybercrime

By Opinion 26 August 2019

Local regulations are struggling to keep up with increasing incidents of cybercrime in South Africa. Zaakir Mohamed, Director in the Corporate Investigations sector of the Dispute Resolution Practice at Cliffe Dekker... FULL STORY >

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Ransomware is on the rise this year, according to Kaspersky

By Ryan Noik 19 August 2019

Ransomware has seen a significant rise in the second quarter of this year, according to cybersecurity company Kaspersky. Here's what you can do about it. FULL STORY >

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Scammers increasingly distribute spam and phishing emails from legitimate company websites

By Industry Contributor 16 August 2019

Kaspersky researchers have identified a growth in the usage of cunning spam and phishing delivery techniques, with malicious internet users exploiting registration, subscription, and feedback forms on... FULL STORY >

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Industry insight - Cyber risk is not just an IT problem

By Industry Contributor 2 August 2019

Recent high-profile attacks underscore the cyber risk facing all enterprises. Doros Hadjizenonos, the regional sales director at Fortinet, explains. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky offers cybersecurity measures ahead of latest data breach

By Ryan Noik 1 August 2019

The latest data breach, affecting 106 million people, has again begged the question: what can organisations do to improve their cybersecurity? FULL STORY >

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City Power ransomware attack ‘no surprise,’ notes cybersecurity specialist

By Ryan Noik 26 July 2019

The ransomware attack that shut down Johannesburg City Power’s systems for several hours yesterday is not surprising, given the high level of vulnerabilities at utilities and crucial infrastructure according to... FULL STORY >

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Interview with Kaspersky - the fundamentals of building cybersecurity skills

By Ryan Noik 22 July 2019

Riaan Badenhorst, the general manager of Kaspersky in Africa, chats to us about upskilling the youth, the skills most needed for a successful career in the growing cybersecurity arena and what impact automation will... FULL STORY >

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Opinion - Protecting cryptocurrency in Africa

By Industry Contributor 14 June 2019

Riaan Badenhorst, Managing Director of Kaspersky Africa explains why security must remain an imperative when considering cryptocurrencies. FULL STORY >

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