Ransomware is not going anywhere

There has been a rise in targeted ransomware, where criminals seek out certain vulnerable organisations.

Nov 19, 2018

Hand-delivered, targeted ransomware attacks increase

Although patches for EternalBlue were issued over a year ago, it remains a firm favourite with attackers, says Sophos.

Jun 18, 2018

Managing data security threats

Devon Helms says prevention may fend off some threats in advance, but the best defence against malware and ransomware boils down to following security best practices, especially for backing up data.


Shift from 'high wall' to 'body armour' security

The ITWeb/VMware survey reveals a trend towards securing y being put around every object within the data centre. WannaCry had a knock-on effect and changed security postures for many organisations.


One user, one e-mail can bring down a company

Too many organisations still neglect the security basics in the face of increasing risks of ransomware attacks.

May 23, 2018

Supply chain the new weak link in business security

The business and professional services sector has received a significant increase of attacks, particularly in the EMEA region, says a Dimension Data report.


Tech firms vow not to aid govt cyber attacks

Microsoft, Facebook and more than 30 other tech firms announce a joint pledge not to assist any government in offensive cyber attacks.

Feb 9, 2018

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.

Jan 26, 2018

Acronis releases free AI-based ransomware protection

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.

Jan 23, 2018

What lessons on cyber security can we take into 2018?

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

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