Post Tagged with: "Cyber security"

Hackers pounce on COVID-19 vaccine development

January 27, 2021 8:55 am5 comments
Cyber security

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – A CYBER security firm is wary of hackers making the most of the development of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines to perpetrate attacks. Kaspersky Lab noted that recently, the main reason for attackers’ growing interest in medical research was the development of a vaccine against the […]

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Cyber cons exploit COVID-19 to plunder

December 16, 2020 12:08 pm0 comments
Cyber security

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – ATTACKS on remote desktop protocols (RDP) in South Africa grew by 220 percent, reaching 22,8 million violations in 2020. The surge is attributed to a worldwide shift to relying on digital platforms and tools to work and carry out other aspects of lives over the past […]

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South Africa records decline in malware attacks

February 26, 2020 4:35 pm9 comments
Cyber security

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa recorded a significant decrease in the number of mobile malware attacks in 2019 after growing awareness on the importance of mobile cyber security. According to researchers from Kasperky, the global cyber security firm, attacks in the country fell to 12 700 from 20 000 […]

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