WhatsApp users fail to update app after last week's breach

Users that do not apply the fix are the low-hanging fruit that crooks are going to go after next, says Sophos.

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.


Microsoft make cybercriminals see red

Businesses in the Middle East and Africa are key targets for cyber attackers, says Microsoft.

Apr 20, 2018

Dirty secrets of network firewalls

The Sophos survey revealed IT managers cannot identify 45% of their organisation's network traffic. [Local rep: Netxactics]

Mar 1, 2018

Sophos introduces predictive protection in Intercept X

The new version includes innovations in anti-ransomware and exploit prevention, and active-hacker mitigations like credential theft protection. [Local rep: Netxactics]


Businesses fail to close the gap on exploits

The median total cost of a ransomware attack in SA is around R1.7 million.

Feb 1, 2018

Sophos positioned as leader in Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant

The company has been named a leader in all 10 Endpoint Protection Platform Magic Quadrant reports since they were first published in 2007. [Local rep: Netxactics]

Nov 23, 2017

Africa's top ransomware families revealed

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


No platform immune from ransomware

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

Aug 21, 2017

Ignite prioritises SME cyber threat protection

The Internet Solutions division joins forces with Sophos to protect small businesses from cyber crime.

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