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Ransomware modifications double in a year

WannaCry remained the top culprit, despite a Window patch being released over two years ago.

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SASSA struggles to get Web site back up

The social security agency’s Web site remains down, after it was hacked this week.

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Update: City Power says most IT applications, networks restored

Earlier today, City Power said it was hit by a ransomware attack that encrypted many of its systems, and shut down its Web site.

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City Power hit by ransomware attack

The City of Johannesburg’s electricity utility’s databases, applications and network have been encrypted by malicious software.

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Jul 2, 2019

Ransomware gangs target US cities

Local US municipalities are becoming attractive targets for cyber criminals, says OpenVPN.

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Jun 3, 2019

Companies ignore endpoint security at their peril

As over 93% of attacks occur on the endpoint, it needs to be a key focus in securing business data, says Dell EMC.

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May 17, 2019

Understanding cyber security's biggest threat

Ransomware has no morals and it doesn't care if you provide a product, service or information, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET South Africa.

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Ransomware is not going anywhere

There has been a rise in targeted ransomware, where criminals seek out certain vulnerable organisations.

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Jan 21, 2019

RackWare shares 2019 ransomware predictions

We have really only seen the first wave of ransomware attacks, says RackWare.

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Jan 14, 2019

White paper: Ransomware and NetBackup

Veritas explores this malware and provides backup professionals with practical advice

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Nov 19, 2018

Hand-delivered, targeted ransomware attacks increase

Although patches for EternalBlue were issued over a year ago, it remains a firm favourite with attackers, says Sophos.

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Oct 24, 2018

SMEs ignore cyber security at their peril

Twenty percent of businesses that paid ransoms were targeted by ransomware attacks for a second time, says SHA.

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