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How companies should deal with the threat of cybercrime

By Industry Contributor 9 April 2021

By Ian Engelbrecht, Africa Lead, Systems Engineer at Veeam. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky: Paying ransomware demands does not pay off

By Staff Writer 31 March 2021

Nearly half of ransomware victims in South Africa pay the ransom, but fewer still see their full data returned, according to Kaspersky. FULL STORY >

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Cybercrime worries on the increase, but Africa’s mobile users loath to leave WhatsApp

By Staff Writer 31 March 2021

A KnowBe4 poll of mobile users across Africa has revealed that awareness of cyber risk is on the increase, but that convenience overrides risk when it comes to WhatsApp data privacy concerns. FULL STORY >

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Is your business prepared to recover from a ransomware attack in 2021?

By Industry Contributor 17 March 2021

By Kate Mollett, Regional Director for Commvault FULL STORY >

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FortiGuard labs reports disruptive shift of cyber threats

By Staff Writer 25 February 2021

Fortinet today announced the findings of the latest semiannual FortiGuard Labs Global Threat Landscape Report, revealing prevalent trends that affect businesses of all sizes. FULL STORY >

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Lazarus, advanced persistent threat group, targets the defense industry

By Staff Writer 25 February 2021

Kaspersky researchers have identified a new, previously unknown, campaign from Lazarus, a highly prolific advanced threat actor active for many than a decade. FULL STORY >

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MTN launches Cyber SIM and Excess Buy-Down insurance covers

By Staff Writer 24 February 2021

MTN believes its introduction of a new Cyber SIM and Excess Buy-Down insurance coverage solution will reduce the inconvenience and stress these events can cause. FULL STORY >

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Unpacking the cybersecurity threats to the COVID-19 vaccine

By Industry Contributor 18 February 2021

The most in-demand item on the global stage right now is quite easily the Covid-19 vaccine. Unfortunately cybercriminals know this too and are likely to act accordingly. Raymond Pompon from F5 Labs explains what to watch out for. FULL STORY >

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Nclose: 2021 will be a cybercrime bruiser - here's what to prepare for

By Staff Writer 11 December 2020

With less than a month left of a challenging year, attention is rightly turning to what we can expect, and how companies can prepare, for 2021. On the cybersecurity front, Nclose's Martin Potgieter offers some foresight. FULL STORY >

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MTN now offering eSim capability

By Staff Writer 4 December 2020

Multiple profiles on a single device now a possibility - if you have the right phone. FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - Get the attacker’s view on your cyber defence

By Industry Contributor 26 November 2020

Steve Benton, BT Deputy CSO, GM Cyber and Physical Security Operations and Programmes, shares his insights on the five core aims of cyber attackers - and the multi-layered defence approach that could stop them targeting your... FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky: Cybercriminals shifting focus from encrypting data to publishing confidential information online

By Staff Writer 12 November 2020

Over the past couple years, widespread ransomware attacks - where criminals use malware to encrypt your data and hold it for ransom - have been replaced by more targeted attacks against... FULL STORY >

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Revealing Africa’s mobile cybercrime challenge

By Staff Writer 12 November 2020

In June 2020 it was revealed that the total number of malicious mobile applications doubled in the first quarter, with a 55% spike in fraudulent mobile transactions found and increased volumes of infected mobile devices. What’s worst is that... FULL STORY >

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Empowering Fintechs with microservices and partner ecosystems

By Press Release 10 November 2020

Large organisations that once dominated the financial services industry have been facing disruption from smaller, leaner fintech companies for some time now. FULL STORY >

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Vodacom offers eligible customers six months of Amazon Prime Video for free

By Staff Writer 5 November 2020

If you are a Vodacom customer and hankering to dip into Amazon Prime Video (and games), then the company has an offer you may not want to refuse. FULL STORY >

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