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Kaspersky Threat Intelligence â€` Catching targeted cyberattacks before they even happen

A recent flood of cyberattacks has crippled multiple businesses and government institutions around the world. By way of example, earlier this year, websites related to religion, voluntary programmes, charity, and several other areas were compromised ...

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What recent data breaches tell us about cybersecurity in South Africa

The past couple of months should lay to rest any doubt over whether South African organisations are under sustained attack from cybercriminals. Over the past three months we’ve seen well-known local healthcare and financial organisations falling v ...

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How conversational commerce is shaping the future of business

While `conversational commerce` is not a new concept, the phenomenon is gaining momentum, driving innovation and customer experience in an ever-changing e-commerce landscape.

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Damning evidence about mass airtime theft from Vodacom subscribers

New evidence reveals widespread airtime theft and fraudulent WASP subscriptions on Vodacom’s network and shows that the company failed to act decisively against the criminals. The latest evidence follows an industry investigation which revealed ai ...

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Facebook accused of watching Instagram users through cameras

Facebook is again being sued for allegedly spying on Instagram users, this time through the unauthorised use of their mobile phone cameras. The lawsuit springs from media reports in July that the photo-sharing app appeared to be accessing iPhone cam ...

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30 years of ransomware: How one bizarre attack laid the foundations for the malware taking over the world

Ransomware has been one of the most prolific cyber threats facing the world throughout 2019, and it`s unlikely to stop being a menace any time soon.

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Ransomware: How clicking on one email left a whole business in big trouble

Security experts have given an insight into how a targeted ransomware attack took down the network of a food and drink manufacturer after hackers took advantage of common security vulnerabilities. The crooks used a phishing attack and took advantag ...

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Honeypot reveals tactics used by cybercriminals to deploy ransomware

A honeypot created by Cybereason to lure cybercriminals and analyze their methods showed that ransomware attacks infiltrate their victims in multiple stages.

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Honeypot reveals tactics used by cybercriminals to deploy ransomware

A honeypot created by Cybereason to lure cybercriminals and analyze their methods showed that ransomware attacks infiltrate their victims in multiple stages.

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Cybersecurity: Four ways you can keep the hackers away

From senior buy-in to layered security and onto cross-business education, here`s how CIOs can create an information security strategy that helps to keep hackers out and data safe.

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Ransomware: Huge rise in attacks this year as cyber criminals hunt bigger pay days

Researchers warn of a seven-fold rise in ransomware attacks compared with last year alone - and attackers are continually evolving their tactics.

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Channelling customer expectations through WhatsApp

Markets are noisy and busy. Companies are clamouring for customer attention and their share of wallet and engagement. It has become increasingly important for organisations to make connections with their customers, to create personal environmen ...

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New visa rules good news for South Africans looking for work in the UK

The UK Home Office has announced that it will henceforth no longer include doctors and nurses in the cap on the Tier 2 Visa cap.

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EOH faces R44m fine for delays in home affairs tender

The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has moved to salvage the controversial multimillion-rand Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) tender and slapped technology services company EOH with a R44 million penalty over delays in the implementa ...

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security of your surfing activities.

software that bolts-on to your browser to enhance the privacy and HTTPS Everywhere: Available for Firefox, Chrome, and Opera, HTTPS Everywhere is a plugin created by the Tor Project and Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) to expand HTTPS encryp ...