Security lags tech advances in financial services

Most financial services companies lose sensitive client data in cyber attacks, a new survey finds.

Aug 7, 2019

DDOS attacks on the rise

The longest DDOS attack of Q2 2019 lasted a whopping 509 hours or nearly 21 days.

Jun 4, 2019

Exploit attempts against IOT devices in SA skyrocket

The attacks originated from Egypt and appear to be targeted, says Netscout.

Feb 11, 2019

Crypto-miners lead the malware charge

Crypto-miners dominate the threat landscape, impacting 37% of organisations around the world, says Check Point.

Sep 3, 2018

Rise in multifunctional botnets

Botnet ownership is expensive, and to make a profit, criminals must be able to use each and every opportunity to get money out of malware, says Kaspersky Lab.

Aug 8, 2018

Hetzner brings Cloudbric security to SA

Web hosting firm Hetzner partners with the South Korean security services firm to provide local SMEs with Web security services.

Jul 26, 2018

DDoS attacks employ new devices, methods: Kaspersky report

One of the most popular methods of monetising DDoS attacks is targeting cryptocurrency sites and exchanges, says Kaspersky Lab.


DDoS used to oust competition in crypto market

Cyber criminals are now using distributed denial-of-service attacks to target crypto-currencies.


GitHub was 'most powerful DDOS in history'

The breach employed a DDOS technique that is growing in popularity as it needs no botnet, warns Akamai.

Dec 8, 2017

Upsurge in DDOS attacks; attacks on POS systems

The Christmas sales are making retailer revenues an attractive target for cyber criminals, Kaspersky warns.

Dec 7, 2017

Neustar Launches Next Generation DDoS Defense Network: SiteProtect NGTM

Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today launched SiteProtect NGTM (Next Generation), its new solution to protect brands against DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks.

Sep 28, 2017

DDOS attacks wreak havoc

The largest attack reported last year was 800Gbps, a 60% increase over 2015's largest attack, says Netscout.

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