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SA at higher risk of phishing scams: report

The number of local organisations dealing with regular security incidents originating from deceptive e-mails is on the rise, says a PhishMe report.

Local businesses lag on cyber insurance

11 hours ago

South African view cyber incidents as a top threat, but are failing to implement feasible cyber insurance, says a report.

Crypto-currency miners found in pirated software

11 hours ago

Although mining software is not considered strictly malicious, it degrades the device's system performance, says Kaspersky Lab.

Half a million users affected by malicious Chrome extensions

While extensions can improve the user's overall experience, they also put them at risk, says ICEBRG.

Watchdog fines Carphone Warehouse £400 000

The ICO found that Carphone Warehouse had failed to take adequate steps to protect personal information.

BlackBerry unveils security software for self-driving cars

Yesterday

The Canadian software maker's new Jarvis software identifies vulnerabilities in programs used in self-driving cars.

Cybercrime-as-a-service

Black Friday had specials on malware for beginners. You can't make this stuff up!

Intel CEO promises speedy patches for security flaw

Monday

By today, Intel will have issued updates for 90% of CPUs introduced in the past five years, with updates for the remainder available by the end of January.

Google removes gaming apps with pop-up porn malware

Monday

The search engine giant took down 60 gaming applications aimed at children that showed porn ad malware.

Vivotek, Trend Micro form cyber security partnership

Friday

The two companies will offer cyber-defence surveillance solutions to companies across the globe.

Smartphone fingerprint scanning heads to mainstream

In-display fingerprint sensors are expected to make a breakthrough this year, with vendors likely to embed this technology, says TrendForce.

Cloud firms consider Intel rivals after security flaws

Thursday

Some Intel data centre customers explore using microchips from rivals to build new infrastructure following the discovery of Intel security flaws.

CA Technologies named an overall leader in identity management

It was named an overall market leader in KuppingerCole's 2017 Leadership Compass for Identity Provisioning.