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Targeted ransomware on the rise

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

1:30
28 Jul

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

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

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.

2:10
Jun 19, 2020

Gaming-related attacks soar during lockdown

Minecraft was most often used by criminals, with its name being employed in over 130 000 Web attacks.

3:10
Jun 10, 2020

Arcserve reveals link between ransomware, purchasing behaviour

The report indicates that consumers are likely to avoid conducting business with an organisation that has experienced a cyber attack.

1:50
Jun 9, 2020

Don’t settle for ‘good-enough’ security

Traditional e-mail and Web security solutions no longer cut it, says Mimecast.

2:40
Jun 8, 2020

PonyFinal presents new ransomware threat

This ransomware is unique in that it is activated by human operators and not automated, says Zaheer Ebrahim, senior sales engineer South Africa at Trend Micro Sub-Saharan Africa.

2:30
Jun 1, 2020

Ransomware, malware exploit coronavirus themes

Fortinet finds new risks amid COVID-19 pandemic.

3:30
May 28, 2020

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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May 22, 2020

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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