Agent Smith malware silently infects mobile devices

The malware replaces installed apps on devices with malicious versions, without the user’s intervention.


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Phishing, impersonation attacks balloon in SA

Local companies saw an increase in phishing attacks containing malicious links or attachments in the past year, says Mimecast.


Excel vulnerability puts 120 million users at risk

Mimecast’s Threat Center has discovered a weakness in Microsoft Excel that allows the remote embedding of malicious payloads.


Cyber security: Hype vs reality

In order to take a pragmatic and proportional view of the risks companies face, it’s necessary to cut through the hype, says EOH.


Ransomware gangs target US cities

Local US municipalities are becoming attractive targets for cyber criminals, says OpenVPN.


Minister: Cyber crime limits govt, business potential

Cyber crime and cyber security are issues that can hardly be separated in an interconnected environment, says Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams.


Major vulnerability in EA’S Origin gaming client fixed

The vulnerability could have exposed over 300 million gamers to identity theft and account takeover.


Fraudsters also prefer digital banking

Fraud incidents across digital banking platforms in SA amounted to almost R263 million in losses in 2018, with USSD and SIM swap crimes taking the biggest slice.


Financial firms attacked 300x more often than others

Financial services firms are targeted 300 times more frequently than businesses in other sectors, says Morphisec.


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