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Ransomware, malware exploit coronavirus themes

Fortinet finds new risks amid COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cyber crime has never been cheaper

The prices for credit card numbers and botnet rentals have plummeted over the past five years, Trend Micro reveals.

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22 May

Paying the ransom doubles cost of recovering from ransomware attack, according to Sophos

Sophos research shows that paying the ransom makes little difference to the recovery burden in terms of time and cost.

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Apr 29, 2020

Android malware impersonates FBI to extort a ransom

Check Point’s researchers have uncovered a new variant of Russian Android malware dubbed Black Rose Lucy.

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Apr 14, 2020

Check Point reveals cyber security impact of COVID-19

From phishing to fake Zoom domains, a Check Point study highlights new challenges for security practitioners.

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Apr 9, 2020

COVID-19: All the more reason to stay on top of cyber security

COVID-19 will have a profound impact on how cyber security is handled going forward, and ITWeb Security Summit 2020 experts will unpack the latest trends from lessons learned during this time.

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Mar 10, 2020

Ransomware attacks change tack

Instead of making files unrecoverable, bad actors threaten to publish data that they have stolen from their victim, says Kaspersky.

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Feb 5, 2020

Tracker hack hints at more ransomware attacks in SA

Security specialists believe 2020 will see more cyber attacks in SA, after the stolen vehicle recovery company was hacked on Sunday.

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Jan 27, 2020

Crypto-mining malware makes inroads in SA

The rising popularity of crypto-currency sees South African organisations impacted by crypto-mining malware twice as much as globally.

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Jan 23, 2020

Surviving a deepfake world

Numerous capabilities in the public domain deliver deepfake audio and video abilities to hundreds of thousands of cyber criminals.

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Jan 14, 2020

E-crime economy to expand in 2020

This year will likely continue to see targeted ransomware attacks against local governments, says CyberInt.

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Six cyber security predictions for 2020 

From deepfakes to Internet censorship and new mobile malware, a digital privacy expert forecasts what cyber security will look like this year.

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