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Privacy risks of online dating laid bare

By Staff Writer 15 September 2021

Online dating can be difficult enough, but in 2021, it is fraught with more risk, as a new report revealed that every 5th user surveyed in South Africa has been doxed while looking for a relationship. FULL STORY >

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Phishing attacks on the decline but spam email is still a threat

By Staff Writer 14 September 2021

While phishing attacks have been waning in Africa, spam email is still going strong, according to the latest reports. FULL STORY >

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50% of SMB leaders in South Africa chose to keep people working at any cost amid the pandemic

By Staff Writer 9 September 2021

A recent Kaspersky survey on the challenges facing small and medium businesses (SMBs) at the beginning of the pandemic reveals preserving jobs was a top priority for half (50%) of the South African... FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky identifies the platforms and services that users have the most privacy concerns about

By Staff Writer 31 August 2021

A recent analysis by Kaspersky revealed which platforms pass, and which fail, in their users' eyes with regards to protecting their privacy. FULL STORY >

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GhostEmperor: Chinese-speaking APT targets high-profile victims using unknown rootkit

By Staff Writer 10 August 2021

While it might sound like a video game character, GhostEmperor is anything but playful, with Kaspersky shining a light on the latest Advanced Persistent Threat to haunt users. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky: Less DDoS attacks and small geographic shifts in Q2 2021

By Staff Writer 2 August 2021

Here is some good news on the cyberthreat landscape - in the second quarter of 2021, the total number of DDoS attacks decreased by 38.8% compared to Q2 2020, according to Kaspersky. FULL STORY >

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Ready, set, scam: Top-5 schemes cybercriminals are running amid the Olympic Games

By Staff Writer 28 July 2021

With the Olympic Games underway, cybercriminals are going for gold in a different sense - by instigating various online fraud schemes. FULL STORY >

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Malware spread under the guise of the new version of the most popular operating system

By Staff Writer 27 July 2021

Even if you are ready to update to Windows 11, you may want to check the validity of your file, as Kaspersky has warned that ever opportunistic cybercriminals using the newest OS to distribute malware. FULL STORY >

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Love is safety: 29% of South Africans surveyed would only date someone who is vaccinated

By Staff Writer 14 July 2021

A new global survey, commissioned by Kaspersky, explores the role of dating apps and the current state of technology and relationships in lieu of the pandemic. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky: These are the messenger apps with the most phishing

By Staff Writer 13 July 2021

Newly released data from Kaspersky has shown the prevalence of phishing on messenger apps - and which ones are being the hardest hit. FULL STORY >

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Scamming activities intensify ahead of the premiere of long-awaited superhero movie

By Staff Writer 6 July 2021

Kaspersky experts have analysed malicious files disguised as the new Black Widow movie, as well as movie-related phishing websites designed to steal users’ credentials. FULL STORY >

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How machine learning protects from phishing, mobile threats, and plant breakdowns

By Industry Contributor 17 June 2021

Kaspersky’s Amir Kanaan explores the myriad of ways that machine learning can be utilized to better protect businesses, individuals and industries. FULL STORY >

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What kids were looking for in 2020-2021 - TikTok, Roblox and game videos

By Staff Writer 8 June 2021

A new Kaspersky Safe Kids study has revealed what children were interested in during 2020 - 2021. FULL STORY >

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Cybercriminals going after cryptocurrency, warns Kaspersky

By Staff Writer 2 June 2021

Kaspersky has reported that the number of new modifications of miners more than quadrupled in March 2021 when compared to the previous month, showing an escalating threat to cryptocurrency. FULL STORY >

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New phishing scheme spreading worldwide

By Staff Writer 20 May 2021

The simplicity of a recently discovered phishing scheme originating from the Middle East has seen fraudsters in other countries copying it, putting mobile users’ financial information at risk, warns Kaspersky. FULL STORY >

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