WhatsApp does not share user contacts, says Facebook SA
COVID-19 vaccines flogged on dark markets for $250 to $1 200
Researchers at Kaspersky have scrutinised 15 different marketplaces on the dark Web and found advertisements for three major COVID vaccines.
Remote desktop protocol attacks surge by 241%
Research shows that COVID-19 dramatically accelerated RDP attacks.
Stalkerware in the year of COVID-19
Russia, Brazil, the US, India and Mexico are at the top of Kaspersky’s 2020 list of countries where users are most impacted.
Information Regulator worries SA will get less WhatsApp privacy
In a letter to Facebook, the Information Regulator highlights concerns that EU citizens will receive higher privacy protection than South Africans.
Ransomware resiliency in a multicloud era
IT organisations are supporting a decentralised working model with cloud as the backbone; standardisation is critical in closing the resiliency gap.
Pandemic to speed up adoption of voice biometrics
COVID-19 will accelerate the use of voice biometrics to improve security, particularly in the contact centre and financial services sectors, says Forrester.
MSPs need to take the lead in mitigating ransomware risks
Managed service providers have an important role to play in protecting businesses form ransomware attacks, according to Redstor.
In the eye of the storm
A new and unenviable record has been set, as distributed denial of service attacks crossed the 10 million mark during 2020 alone.
SaaS backup, recovery eases cloud migration challenges for financial services
One of the biggest roadblocks to cloud adoption in financial services has always been security concerns, says Commvault.
Obscure Technologies appointed main distributor for Proofpoint in SA
Obscure has also named Rynier Schoeman as the new Proofpoint business unit manager.
Arcserve unveils Unified Data Protection 8.0
The solution defends organisations’ entire infrastructure from accidental data loss and ransomware.