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RiskIQ improves attack surface visibility

Even the largest enterprises with plenty of money to throw at security solutions have room for improvement and gaps in security, says RiskIQ.

DDOS threats on the rise in EMEA

Wednesday

The EMEA region experiences more than half of the world's distributed denial of service attacks, says F5 Labs.

Data protection in an era of continuous attacks

One of the biggest dangers for businesses in terms of breaches is the belief that it won't happen to them, says Reduxio.

Ensuring your IT security isn't a flop

Businesses are getting caught up in hype, and are investing in technologies that are punted as being the next `silver bullet', says Telspace Systems.

Spammers kill the mood on Valentine's Day

When it comes to spam, mass volume makes for a numbers game, and fraudsters only need a small percentage of recipients to reply, says X-Force.

Free decryption keys for Cryakl ransomware released

13 Feb

The keys were obtained during an investigation with Kaspersky Lab, and shared with No More Ransom.

SA's cyber threats to grow in 2018

Last year's four main cyber crime trends all centred on data security and are expected to continue into 2018, say experts.

Swisscom hack affects 800 000 customers

The company has made a number of changes to better protect access to this type of data by third-party companies.

Vulnerabilities make petrol stations easy prey for attackers

The damage that could be done by sabotaging a petrol station doesn't bear thinking about, says Kaspersky Lab.

Seven major botnets discovered and destroyed

During the last quarter of 2017, DDOS attacks were registered against targets in 84 countries, compared to 98 in Q3, says Kaspersky Lab.

Business Wire experiences persistent DDOS attack

The average company suffers 15 DDOS attacks per year, says A10 Networks.

Businesses fail to close the gap on exploits

The median total cost of a ransomware attack in SA is around R1.7 million.

IT security a key skill in 2018

The Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities in 2018 are a reminder of how computers and mobile devices are under constant threat, says Jumping Bean.