Cyber security

Most Wanted Malware: Trickbot, Emotet and the Log4j plague

Most Wanted Malware: Trickbot, Emotet and the Log4j plague

Check Point Research, the Threat Intelligence arm of Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. has published its latest Global Threat Index for December 2021. In a month that saw the Apache Log4j vulnerability sweep the internet, researchers reported that Trickbot is still the most prevalent malware, albeit at a slightly lower rate affecting 4% of organizations worldwide (5% in November). The […]
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Kaspersky introduces updates to its Hybrid Cloud Security solutions

Kaspersky introduces updates to its Hybrid Cloud Security solutions

Kaspersky has introduced updates to two of its applications in the Kaspersky Hybrid Cloud Security protection solution for virtualisation and cloud environments. The solutions are Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Linux and Kaspersky Security Center management console. The new version of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Linux hardens defenses from exploits and ransomware attacks. It also extends […]
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How to Protect Cryptocurrency Wallets

How to Protect Cryptocurrency Wallets

The cryptocurrency world is witnessing new users every single day. Now more than ever, people have a more favourable attitude towards cryptocurrencies. This is very well understood by the massive market capitalization of cryptocurrencies which is more than two trillion dollars. Unfortunately, at the same time, the number of unscrupulous individuals entering the cryptocurrency world […]
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Kaspersky research detects threat of malicious crypto miners in Africa

Kaspersky research detects threat of malicious crypto miners in Africa

Since the beginning of 2021, Kaspersky has detected more than 1,500 fraudulent global resources aimed at potential crypto investors or users who are interested in cryptocurrency mining. During this period, the company also prevented more than 70,000 user attempts globally, to visit such sites, (according to data based on anonymised statistics of detections by Kaspersky […]
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Cyberattacks in Africa mirrors other parts of the globe

Cyberattacks in Africa mirrors other parts of the globe

With digital transformation, a top priority on the corporate agenda as companies identify new ways to grow their business, cyber attackers and opportunist cybercriminals remain very active. And although Africa is not necessarily considered a focus area for the more sophisticated types of cybercriminal activity such as targeted attacks or advanced persistent threats (APTs), the […]
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