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Mar 3, 2021

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.


NZ stock exchange attacks teach important lessons

The New Zealand Stock Exchange DDOS attacks remind enterprises to check their first and last defence security lines, says Risna Steenkamp, GM: ESM at Networks Unlimited Africa.

Oct 28, 2019

Liquid Telecom, Webafrica hit by DDoS attacks

The companies become the latest victims of distributed denial of service attacks.

Oct 28, 2019

The new cyber norm

In a world where every piece of personal data is of value, the more you have, the more you can bank, says Bryan Hamman, Regional Director at NETSCOUT, which offers NETSCOUT Arbor, specialising in advanced DDos protection solutions

Oct 25, 2019

Bad day for SA’s cyber security as banks suffer DDoS attacks

Just as the City of Johannesburg is hacked, SABRIC confirms that a wave of ransom-driven attacks yesterday hit local banks.

Feb 21, 2018

DDOS threats on the rise in EMEA

The EMEA region experiences more than half of the world's distributed denial of service attacks, says F5 Labs.

Feb 7, 2018

Seven major botnets discovered and destroyed

During the last quarter of 2017, DDOS attacks were registered against targets in 84 countries, compared to 98 in Q3, says Kaspersky Lab.

Jan 18, 2018

MS Office vulnerabilities used to spread Zyklon malware

Zyklon has full backdoor capabilities, including keylogging, password harvesting and stealing confidential data, says FireEye.


Security threats and the Internet of things

Internet of things (IOT) is changing the world around us, but it's also making your network vulnerable to attack.

Jan 13, 2017

DDOS attacks intensify in EMEA

The region witnessed an uptick in attacks in the last quarter and this is set to increase in 2017, says F5 Networks.


Perspective on IOT devices and DDOS attacks

Organisations can defend against DDOS attacks by implementing best current practices for DDOS defence, says Bryan Hamman, territory manager for sub-Saharan Africa at Arbor Networks.


How the 2017 IT security landscape will play out

As cyber threats continue to escalate, IT security experts reveal their worst fears for the coming year.

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