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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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Held hostage: beware the fake antivirus

By Press Release 16 May 2017

Graham Croock, director of IT Audit, Risk and BDO South Africa's Cyber Lab, explains why hackers are discovering that it is more profitable to hold data hostage rather than to steal it. FULL STORY >

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Opinion - The race for trust, treasure and time in the cybersecurity war

By Press Release 25 January 2017

In the so-called Second Economy, money isn’t the only currency. In this technological and social realm, trust, time and treasure are the new currencies – and one of them is worth a lot more to cybercriminals than... FULL STORY >

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New report reveals threat landscape in the year ahead

By Ryan Noik 6 December 2016

Alongside an illuminating round table event held in Illovo, Intel Security also released its McAfee Labs 2017 Threats Predictions Report,which highlighted several security trends for the year ahead. FULL STORY >

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Shadow IT, Ransomware pose threats to cloud security

By Ryan Noik 2 December 2016

Shadow IT may sound like something straight out of a spy movie, but in truth it is very real, and having an impact on cloud adoption and security alike. FULL STORY >

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Sophos launches next generation of anti-exploit and anti-ransomware technology with Sophos Intercept X

By Press Release 21 September 2016

Sophos recently announced Sophos Intercept X, an endpoint security product that stops zero-day malware, unknown exploit variants and stealth attacks, and includes an advanced anti-ransomware... FULL STORY >

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Interview: John Shier, Sophos

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 June 2016

SophosLabs recently discovered that a number of cyber criminals are targeting specific countries when designing ransomware. We talked to John Shier, senior security advisor at Sophos, about this new trend. FULL STORY >

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Ransomware, cyber bullying hits SA companies

By Press Release 2 December 2015

The ransomware and cyber bullying onslaught is gaining momentum worldwide, and South African businesses are falling victim too, says Fortinet. FULL STORY >

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