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3:10
19 Nov

Ransomware changes tactics, targets backups first

Nine times out of 10, ransomware gets in through social engineering, clicks on malicious links and other human error, says Rubrik.

2:50

Traditional backup approaches inadequate as ransomware gains momentum

Boards may not understand the full impact and ripple effects of a ransomware attack, warns Rubrik's Werner Vorster.

2:20

Protecting against ransomware with Veritas Backup Exec

Veritas Backup Exec ensures that data can be recovered in the event of a ransomware attack and defends itself against more intelligent ransomware that targets backup solutions.

0:40

White paper: Firewall best practices to block ransomware

More than half of the 26 companies surveyed revealed they had been affected by ransomware in the past year.

3:50
2 Nov

SonicWall research finds aggressive growth in ransomware

Ryuk ransomware is responsible for one-third of all ransomware attacks in 2020.

2:40
Sep 29, 2020

Attacks against automation, oil and gas industries grow

Bad actors are shifting their focus from mass attacks to distributing more focused and targeted threats.

2:00
Sep 29, 2020

REvil ransomware group dangles $1m carrot

The group is looking to hire partners in crime with penetration testing and other hacking skills.

2:30
Sep 17, 2020

Remote work sets scene for 10-fold growth in ransomware

If an organisation understands what attackers want, it is better prepared to mitigate risk, says Kaspersky's researcher Maher Yamout.

5:10
Aug 4, 2020

Targeted ransomware on the rise

There is a growing trend of targeted ransomware attacks against enterprises, as opposed to more widespread campaigns.

1:30
Jul 28, 2020

Garmin falls victim to second cyber attack in a year

The company becomes a victim of a cyber attack that encrypted some of its systems, less than a year after its South African unit was hacked.

2:40
Jul 24, 2020

Lazarus uses advanced toolset for espionage, ransomware

Kaspersky warns of a malware framework called MATA that targets Windows, Linux and macOS operating systems.

3:30
Jul 9, 2020

Phishing, ransomware on the rise in SA due to lockdown

We’re currently seeing more scammers than ever before preying on people to gain access to sensitive information for nefarious purposes, says Datacentrix CEO Ahmed Mahomed.

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