SA's cyber threats to grow in 2018

Feb 9, 2018

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

Acronis releases free AI-based ransomware protection

Jan 26, 2018

It has released Acronis Ransomware Protection, a free, stand-alone version of its AI-based Acronis Active Protection technology, which stops ransomware attacks in real-time.

What lessons on cyber security can we take into 2018?

Jan 23, 2018

If 2017 is remembered for anything in the cyber sphere, it is remembered as the year of malware, says Trend Micro.

KHIPU's free of charge vulnerability assessment service

Jan 10, 2018

For a limited time, KHIPU is offering a free of charge service to organisations on a `first time, first served' basis.

North Korea denies links to any cyber attacks

Dec 21, 2017

The country's foreign ministry rejects US claims that it is to blame for the WannaCry cyber attack.

US says Facebook, Microsoft disabled North Korean cyber threats

Dec 20, 2017

The White House says that the tech giants thwarted a number of North Korean cyber threats last week.

US blames North Korea for 'WannaCry' cyber attack

Dec 19, 2017

Donald Trump's administration believes the North Korean government carried out the WannaCry attack.

Africa's top ransomware families revealed

Nov 23, 2017

The Ceber ransomware accounted for 80% of attacks on the continent, followed by the likes of WannaCry, Jaff, Locky and Petya.

Security practices in wake of the Equifax breach

Nov 21, 2017

Varonis Systems has released the findings from an independent survey that highlights an alarming disconnect between security expectations and reality.

No platform immune from ransomware

Nov 15, 2017

Ransomware predominately attacked Windows systems in the last six months, but Android, Linux and MacOS weren't immune, reveals the SophosLabs 2018 Malware Forecast.

Fast-growing cyber crime threatens financial sector

Nov 9, 2017

The "remorseless" growth of cyber crime results in 4?000 ransom attacks a day, and gangs now threaten critical parts of the financial sector, says Europol.

Britain says North Korea behind WannaCry attack

Oct 30, 2017

The British government believes North Korea carried out the cyber attack that disrupted businesses and government services worldwide.