SA banks caught up in ransomware attack on debt collector
FNB, Absa, Standard Bank and African Bank are some of the banks that make use of Debt-IN’s services and have confirmed the impact of the ransomware attack on their businesses.
Picus Security Partners with KHIPU Networks
KHIPU Networks partners with Picus Security, so that its clients can benefit from an automated approach to security control validation.
SA-based debt collector hit by massive ransomware attack
Debt-IN Consultants says it is suspected that personal information of more than 1.4 million South Africans was illegally accessed from its servers in April.
Justice dept rubbishes ransom demand claims after cyber attack
The department strongly denies reports that hackers demanded a R33 million ransom, following a ransomware attack on its IT systems.
Glitch in EventBuilder put 100 000 users’ personal data at risk
Clario Tech notified EventBuilder earlier this year and the exposure has been closed.
Webinar to reveal extent of global cyber threats now impacting Africa
Kaspersky security researchers will share their insights during a webinar on 29 September.
Trend Micro: Ransomware targets banking sector
The banking sector has seen a 1 318% year-on-year increase in ransomware attacks, says Trend Micro.
Spyware, malicious scripts target industrial computers
Nearly one in three industrial computers was hit by malicious activity in H1 2021.
Skybox 2021 Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report reveals emerging security challenges, growing need for exposure analysis
Skybox’s recently published "Mid-Year Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report 2021" found increased cyber crime activity.
McAfee Enterprise discovers forensic evidence on 'Operation Harvest' – a multi-year data exfiltration campaign
Working with Professional Services IR team on a case that started as a malware incident, they discovered the attack ultimately turned out to be a long-term cyber attack linked to nation-state cyber offensive activity.
Seeing it in the numbers – new DDOS ‘normal’ is not normal in any way
According to research from NETSCOUT’s ATLAS Security Engineering and Response Team, threat actors launched about 5.4 million DDOS attacks in the first half of 2021.