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Industry advice - Don’t be a sitting duck when it comes to cybersecurity

By Industry Contributor 23 August 2019

Craig Freer, executive head of cloud and managed services at Vox addresses the need to address ransomware threats, and outlines the necessary steps businesses can take to protect themselves. 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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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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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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Ransomeware 1010: Understanding cybersecurity's biggest threat

By Press Release 17 May 2019

Ransomware is always evolving - attackers getting more sophisticated in how the infect systems, avoid detection and foil decryption efforts nobody is safe, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET South Africa. FULL STORY >

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Supply chain the weak link in business security as ransomware attacks increase according to Dimension Data

By Press Release 17 May 2018

Cyber-criminals are turning their attention to the supply chain as a new means to exploit business data. FULL STORY >

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Trend Micro’s report reveals 2017 mobile threats – and what to expect

By Press Release 16 March 2018

Mobile ransomware increased by 417% in 2017. FULL STORY >

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No Platform Immune from Ransomware, According to SophosLabs 2018 Malware Forecast

By Press Release 9 November 2017

Ransomware ravaged Windows, but attacks on Android, Linux and MacOS systems also increased in 2017. FULL STORY >

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DoubleLocker: innovative Android malware with a cunning infection vector

By Press Release 13 October 2017

ESET researchers have spotted the first-ever ransomware misusing Android accessibility services. On top of encrypting data, the ransomware also locks the device. FULL STORY >

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ADATA HD650 Portable hard drive

By Ryan Noik 12 September 2017

Portable hard drives are often overlooked, until of course you need that back up. But can Adata's latest range of HD650 portable hard drive convince you to add one of these to your kit? FULL STORY >

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Bitdefender Total Security 2018

By Ryan Noik 6 September 2017

Bitdefender Total Security 2018 succeeds at providing security on every front, while making securing one's devices easy. FULL STORY >

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South Africa’s Risk Managers missing a trick

By Press Release 31 July 2017

South Africa’s risk managers – in fact, risk managers worldwide – are missing a trick in the wake of recent ransomware attacks such as wannacry, Petya and NotPetya. FULL STORY >

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Adata announces new external hard drives

By Ryan Noik 5 July 2017

Adata Technologies has announced new external hard drives, with capacities up to 4 TB. FULL STORY >

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Mobile Ransomware: An evolving threat for developed markets

By Press Release 28 June 2017

Developed markets not only have a higher level of income, but also a more advanced and more widely used mobile and e-payment infrastructure, making them a prime target for mobile ransomware attacks, according to Kaspersky Lab. FULL STORY >

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Mobile Ransomware more than trebled in Q1 2017, according to Kaspersky Lab

By Press Release 23 May 2017

The global nightmare of ransomware shows no sign of slowing down, with the volume of mobile ransomware rising over three-fold (3.5 times) during the first few months of the year, according to Kaspersky Lab’s Malware... FULL STORY >

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