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Growing demand for fake vaccine passports leading to new phishing risks

By Staff Writer 16 November 2021

Demand for fake vaccination cards appears to be on the rise in South Africa, with several reports noting incidents in which people request fake vaccination cards in order to be able to travel, and even cases in which... FULL STORY >

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Cybercriminals using Microsoft's popularity against unsuspecting targets

By Staff Writer 10 November 2021

Microsoft remains one of the most impersonated brands in intelligent phishing scams, making it increasingly important for companies to protect and prevent against these attacks FULL STORY >

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Phishing attacks on the decline but spam email is still a threat

By Staff Writer 14 September 2021

While phishing attacks have been waning in Africa, spam email is still going strong, according to the latest reports. FULL STORY >

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Ready, set, scam: Top-5 schemes cybercriminals are running amid the Olympic Games

By Staff Writer 28 July 2021

With the Olympic Games underway, cybercriminals are going for gold in a different sense - by instigating various online fraud schemes. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky: These are the messenger apps with the most phishing

By Staff Writer 13 July 2021

Newly released data from Kaspersky has shown the prevalence of phishing on messenger apps - and which ones are being the hardest hit. FULL STORY >

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Scamming activities intensify ahead of the premiere of long-awaited superhero movie

By Staff Writer 6 July 2021

Kaspersky experts have analysed malicious files disguised as the new Black Widow movie, as well as movie-related phishing websites designed to steal users’ credentials. FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight: How not to be phished

By Industry Contributor 18 June 2021

Anna Collard, SVP Content Strategy & Evangelist at KnowBe4 AFRICA, unpacks the steps that can help protect your business from phishing attacks FULL STORY >

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How machine learning protects from phishing, mobile threats, and plant breakdowns

By Industry Contributor 17 June 2021

Kaspersky’s Amir Kanaan explores the myriad of ways that machine learning can be utilized to better protect businesses, individuals and industries. FULL STORY >

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New phishing scheme spreading worldwide

By Staff Writer 20 May 2021

The simplicity of a recently discovered phishing scheme originating from the Middle East has seen fraudsters in other countries copying it, putting mobile users’ financial information at risk, warns Kaspersky. 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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Gaming-related web attacks increased by more than 50% in April -Kaspersky

By Staff Writer 19 June 2020

Cybercriminals have been exploiting the increased popularity in video games during lockdown to launch attacks. FULL STORY >

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Scammers increasingly distribute spam and phishing emails from legitimate company websites

By Industry Contributor 16 August 2019

Kaspersky researchers have identified a growth in the usage of cunning spam and phishing delivery techniques, with malicious internet users exploiting registration, subscription, and feedback forms on... FULL STORY >

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Opinion - Festive fraud: this time it’s personal

By Opinion 5 December 2018

Hackers are phishing harder than ever for your Christmas bonus. Simon McCullough, Technical Manager, F5 Networks, explains how you can fight back. FULL STORY >

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Check Point Researchers Discover Cyber-Criminals Exploiting World Cup Fever with Wallchart Phishing Campaign

By Press Release 29 June 2018

Check Point has unveiled details of a new phishing scheme that exploits victims by downloading an infected FIFA World Cup schedule and results checker onto PCs. FULL STORY >

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