Beware cyber hitmen: Become more resilient by understanding attackers
Many companies still labour under misconceptions about the nature of cyber attackers, not realising how sophisticated, large and organised these crime syndicates are.
New report shows 5bn personal records leaked in Q1 2021
The stolen data was shared on a hacking forum as an interactive database, according to research firm Atlas VPN.
PPS works to restore full functionality after cyber attack
Two weeks after falling victim to a cyber attack, the Professional Provident Society says full functionality of its IT systems is gradually being reinstated.
Professional Provident Society suffers ‘malicious’ cyber attack
The insurer for graduate professionals confirms it is a victim of a cyber attack, saying it is working on restoring full functionality.
How to effectively respond to a data breach
Bevan Smith, head of risk at Visa, will be sharing Visa’s data breach best practice at the upcoming #ITWebGRC2021.
Putting a price on a data breach
The majority of breaches – 86% – continue to be financially motivated, says ViC IT Consulting.
Leaked data records surge to 36bn worldwide in 2020
The number of leaked data records globally reached 36.1 billion in the first three quarters of 2020, says Atlas VPN.
Absa accuses employee of leaking customer data
The bank says an employee unlawfully made selected customer data available to a small number of external parties.
Stefanutti Stocks shuts down IT systems after cyber attack
The JSE-listed construction group says it uncovered a cyber attack on its IT systems in the early hours of 31 August.
Data from Experian breach dumped on the Internet
The credit bureau identifies files from the data breach which are available on publicly viewable Web sites and forums.
Life Healthcare reveals damage caused by data breach
The hospital group says the attack has been contained and for the first time has revealed how the attack impacted on its operations.