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Mimecast Report - 85% of SA organisations were hurt by lack of cyber preparedness in 2020

By Staff Writer 23 April 2021

Annual “The State of Email Security” report also finds 47% were infected by ransomware. FULL STORY >

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Cryptominer targeted vulnerable Exchange servers

By Press Release 19 April 2021

IT security company Sophos has previously reported on attacks by DearCry and Black Kingdom ransomware. FULL STORY >

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Huge spike in ransomware attacks calls for adoption of Backup-as-a-Service solutions by modern enterprises

By Industry Contributor 14 April 2021

By Kate Mollett, Regional Director at Commvault South Africa FULL STORY >

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Increase in ransomware attacks on SA companies, says Nclose

By Staff Writer 13 April 2021

South Africa is firmly in the sights of international cybercrime syndicates, who have been ramping up their attacks on local companies in the past six months, warns Nclose. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky: Paying ransomware demands does not pay off

By Staff Writer 31 March 2021

Nearly half of ransomware victims in South Africa pay the ransom, but fewer still see their full data returned, according to Kaspersky. FULL STORY >

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Is your business prepared to recover from a ransomware attack in 2021?

By Industry Contributor 17 March 2021

By Kate Mollett, Regional Director for Commvault FULL STORY >

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The right playbook to fight against ransomware

By Industry Contributor 27 October 2020

With October being International Cybersecurity Awareness month, it is a good time to examine how to fend against data breaches and that fearsome attack called ransomware. Dell Technologies' Chris Buchanan provides his perspective. FULL STORY >

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Sophos deconstructs Dharma Ransomware-as-a-Service attacks against Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

By Staff Writer 13 August 2020

“Have fun, bro!”: Attacks target organisations with remote operations and vulnerable RDPs. FULL STORY >

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PonyFinal presents new ransomware threat - Trend Micro

By Staff Writer 8 June 2020

Even though ransomware attacks are a constant risk in the digital landscape, a new type of malicious software based on the Java programming language has been discovered in the wild. FULL STORY >

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Veritas unpacks ransomware threat in the decade ahead

By Staff Writer 7 January 2020

As we approach a new decade, Simon Jelley, VP of product management at Veritas, explores how ransomware is likely to continue evolving in the year ahead. FULL STORY >

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Ransomware attackers now targeting cities, municipalities to a larger extent

By Ryan Noik 18 December 2019

2019 has been a year in which cybersecurity has shown how critical it is, not just to businesses and individuals, but to societies as well. Now municipalities are under fire. FULL STORY >

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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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