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GravityRAT strikes back - spyware cunningly becomes multiplatform

By Staff Writer 20 October 2020

Kaspersky has identified a previously unknown piece of Android spyware, with this malicious module inserted into a travel application for users based in India. FULL STORY >

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Industrial espionage in action: A new toolset is being deployed against industrial holdings

By Staff Writer 8 October 2020

Kaspersky researchers uncovered a series of highly targeted attacks against industrial holdings dating back to 2018 - far more rare in the world of advanced persistent threat (APT) actors than campaigns... FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky registers growing interest in PlayStation 5 among cybercriminals

By Staff Writer 1 October 2020

Kaspersky experts have recently detected a growing interest among phishers and scammers in the popular game console PlayStation, the new version of which is going to be launched in November. FULL STORY >

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As soon as grants for pandemic-hit businesses were announced, scammers went phishing

By Staff Writer 30 September 2020

Kaspersky has highlighted how funds meant for Covid-19 relief were exploited by cybercriminals and phishing attacks. FULL STORY >

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Only 36% of users in South Africa have unique passwords for each account, Kaspersky study shows

By Staff Writer 22 September 2020

Internet users across the globe are yet to master how to use passwords effectively to protect themselves online, according to a new report from Kaspersky. FULL STORY >

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South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria saw millions of cyber attacks in 2020

By Staff Writer 22 September 2020

While calculating interim results of threat landscape activity in African countries, the researchers noticed that PUAs attack users almost four times more often than traditional malware. FULL STORY >

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73% of South African parents do not track their children’s location

By Staff Writer 16 September 2020

Using software, it's possible to do so. FULL STORY >

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Digital inclusion: What does it bring to the future of connected vehicles?

By Industry Contributor 3 September 2020

Motorsports, and the automotive industry are set to be changed forever due to the impact of Covid-19, with cybersecurity becoming a prime concern in the drivers seat. Kaspersky's Alexander Moiseev explains. FULL STORY >

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Sharing of streaming services prevails, despite cybersecurity concerns

By Staff Writer 31 August 2020

Move in and log on: 46% of consumers globally are happy to share streaming services with their households, despite a third worrying about their housemates’ digital habits, finds Kaspersky. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky further enhances privacy protection for PC users with new features

By Staff Writer 25 August 2020

Kaspersky has enhanced the protection of users’ personal information on PCs by introducing several new features to its consumer products. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky finds zero-day exploits in Windows OS and Internet Explorer used in targeted attack

By Staff Writer 12 August 2020

Kaspersky researchers have revealed that they recently found two zero-day vulnerabilities - big news in the cybersecurity community. FULL STORY >

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Lockdown does not mean vacation: APT groups continue to update and diversify their arsenal

By Staff Writer 31 July 2020

According to Kaspersky, the COVID-19 pandemic is actively being used as bait for many threat campaigns, large and small. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky: 84% of South African parents use their gadgets to entertain their child when they travel

By Staff Writer 28 July 2020

Ahead of travelling beginning to return to some degree of normality, hopefully in the near future, Kaspersky has revealed some travel patterns of parents and their children on the go. FULL STORY >

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Cybercriminals taking advantage of the streaming wars to attack users in 2020

By Staff Writer 20 July 2020

When it comes to disguising malicious files under the names of popular streaming platforms and their content, cybercriminals most frequently use Netflix and The Mandalorian (a Disney + original) as a lure, according... FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky: Over one thousand URLs for sale redirect users to blacklisted pages—including malicious ones

By Staff Writer 13 July 2020

Kaspersky has explained how recursive maladvertising is being used to redirect internet users to malicious pages online for profit. FULL STORY >

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