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Africa records huge increase in computer malware – Kaspersky

The number of backdoor computer malware detected in Q2 2022 in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria increased significantly, hitting new records...

About 85% users are concerned about privacy on Android

According to Kaspersky analysed anonymised data, 85% of users are most interested in finding out how to set up privacy settings...

Westcon-Comstor partners EfficientIP to deliver DNS protection in Africa

Technology distributor Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa, has announced it has signed a new distribution agreement with EfficientIP, a specialist in the delivery...

Cyber criminals target South African SMEs lack of security

South African small businesses are particularly vulnerable to cyberattacks. This is because business owners are not taking the necessary precautions to...

Phishing attacks showing no signs of relenting in Africa

Cyberattacks related to data loss threats (phishing and scams/social engineering) increased significantly in Africa with 10,722,886 phishing attacks having been detected.

Why the healthcare sector must prioritise modern data protection

The pandemic has put a significant strain on all industry sectors none more so than in healthcare where there was a...

Cyberthreats on the rise in South Africa, warns Kaspersky

South African government departments, organisations across industry sectors regardless of size, and individuals face the constant risk of being victims of...

Unprotected entry into the metaverse brings accrued cyber risks says Acronis

Enterprises that are considering joining the metaverse bandwagon have been put on high alert against imminent cyberattacks that could expose their...

Liquid launches Africa’s first Cyber Security Fusion Centre

Liquid Cyber Security, a Cassava Technologies company, has launched the first of its matrix of Cyber Security Fusion Centres in Johannesburg,...

Business services top target of ransomware attacks – Trellix

Cybersecurity company Trellix (formerly McAfee Enterprise), has released The Threat Report: Summer 2022, analyzing cybersecurity trends and attack methods from the...

Cybereason appoints new Channel Director for sub-Saharan Africa

Extended detection and response company Cybereason, has announced the appointment of  Chantel Hamman as its new Channel Director focused on growing...

Fortify your data with modern security

Cyber threats are costing businesses and economies billions of rands. As a major player in building cybersecurity breakthroughs, Dell Technologies South...

Robots take up the cybersecurity fight

The massive surge in cybercrime, the ever-increasing number of threat vectors, and a critical skills shortage has left organisations feeling more...

New malicious malware targeting Govts and NGOs in META region detected

A newly discovered backdoor dubbed 'SessionManager' that is targeting governmental institutions and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) across the globe claiming victims in...

93% of OT organizations experienced an intrusion in the past year

Fortinet recently released the 2022 State of Operational Technology and Cybersecurity Report. Based on a detailed survey conducted in March 2022 of more...

Top 8 cybersecurity predictions for 2022-23

According to research firm Gartner, executive performance evaluations will be increasingly linked to ability to manage cyber risk; almost one-third of...

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