Fortnite vulnerabilities put millions of players at risk

Check Point shares details of flaws that could have affected any player of the popular online battle game.


IOT protection needs intervention, quick action

Businesses are turning to governments for better guidelines on IOT security and clarification on who is responsible for protecting IOT, says Gemalto.


Mimecast discovers MS Office vulnerability

The memory leaks lead to the permanent writing of memory content into different MS Office files, which could help attackers, says Mimecast.

10 Jan

Data breaches affect over 1bn users in 2018

Facebook, Google, Twitter and Liberty were among companies subjected to major data breaches in 2018.

10 Jan

SA businesses ill-prepared to deal with cyber crime

Seacom's CEO outlines four key areas that must be secured.


Malicious crypto-currency mining is a bigger threat than ransomware

The crypto gold rush is driven by the use of unlicensed software and content, says Kaspersky Lab.


Kaspersky Lab discovers connected electric car charger vulnerabilities

Researchers at the company found EV chargers supplied by a major vendor carried vulnerabilities that could be exploited by threat actors.

Dec 14, 2018

Networks Unlimited comes on board ITWeb Security Summit 2019

The company was named the Diamond Sponsor for the summit, to be held from 27 to 31 May at the Sandton Convention Centre.

Dec 12, 2018

Netskope uncovers a new family of IaaS adware

The malware generates revenue through ads related to Bitcoin mining and fake search engines.

Dec 11, 2018

First threats in a post-phishing world emerge

Many e-mail clients are built right into operating systems and can facilitate lateral movement for attackers, says XM Cyber.

Dec 10, 2018

Cyber thieves employ new tricks to rob banks

The attacks, dubbed DarkVishnya, all use an unknown device directly connected to the target's local network, says Kaspersky Lab.

Dec 10, 2018

The best gift is data security this holiday season

Don't neglect processes when dealing with sensitive information this Christmas, says ACS.

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