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  1. Jan

    Attackers took control of building automation systems through Exchange ProxyLogon vulnerability

    Microsoft Exchange glitch let attackers hack building automation systems A Microsoft Exchange bug made it possible for a Chinese-speaking malicious actor to hack into the building automation systems of various organisations and gain access to more-protected areas of their networks. The...
  2. Jan

    ToddyCat has quietly been taking control of Microsoft Exchange servers since December 2020

    Stealth hack infiltrates Microsoft Exchange servers Microsoft Exchange servers across Europe and Asia have been targetted by advanced persistent threat actors since around December 2020, Bleeping Computer reports. Researchers have identified the group behind the threat as ToddyCat.
  3. Jan

    No increase in DDoS attacks in South Africa

    Denial of service attack frequency in South Africa unaffected by war in Ukraine The prevalence of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in South Africa has remained unchanged despite Secure List by Kaspersky reporting a 46% increase in DDoS attacks during the first quarter of 2022...
  4. Jan

    Compromise of Cyril Rampahosa's emails a huge threat to South Africa, warns Kaspersky

    President Cyril Ramaphosa email hack a huge danger to South Africa Russian information security firm Kaspersky warns that the alleged compromise of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s email account is a significant threat to South Africa. “The impact of such a leak is extraordinary depending on the...
  5. Hanno Labuschagne

    Kaspersky becomes first Russian company on US security risk list

    Kaspersky becomes first Russian company on US security risk list The U.S. placed internet-security provider AO Kaspersky Lab on a list of companies deemed a threat to national security, for the first time adding a Russian entity to a list dominated by Chinese telecommunications firms. The...
  6. Jan

    Most SA companies don't report employee data breaches

    Shocking number of South African companies don't report employee data breaches 46% of South African companies prefer not to disclose data breaches in which their employees' personal information was leaked, according to Kaspersky's Employee Wellbeing 2021 report. The cybersecurity solutions...
  7. Jan

    Unoffocial WhatsApp mod, FMWhatsApp, riddled with malware - Kaspersky

    Beware unofficial WhatsApp apps A modified WhatsApp Messenger app that delivers harmful malware to smartphones has highlighted the danger of using unofficial WhatsApp apps. Smartphone users sometimes download modified versions of WhatsApp, which add more features that aren't available in the...
  8. Jan

    Surge in email spam - these are the countries responsible

    Spam Olympics — these are the countries responsible for the clogging your inbox Kaspersky Lab’s Securelist has released its Spam and Phishing Report for the second quarter of 2021 and found that email spam is on the rise. “After a prolonged decline, the share of spam in global mail traffic...
  9. Jan

    Kaspersky warns of fake Windows 11 installers packed with malware

    Beware fake Windows 11 installs packed with malware PC users looking to try out Windows 11 early should stay well clear of unofficial downloads of the preview OS. Security research firm Kaspersky has discovered that many of its users were downloading versions of the Windows 11 preview build...
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    Kaspersky to close Washington office

    Kaspersky to close Washington office Kaspersky Lab will close its Washington D.C. office that was selling to the government and will keep working with non-federal customers in the U.S.
  11. Newsfeed

    Kaspersky launches free antivirus

    Kaspersky launches free antivirus Kaspersky has launched a free antivirus, called Kaspersky Free.
  12. Kevin Lancaster

    An interview with Eugene Kaspersky

    An interview with Eugene Kaspersky Eugene Kaspersky is the chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Lab. He began his career in cybersecurity “accidentally” when his computer became infected with the Cascade virus in 1989.
  13. Kevin Lancaster

    Don’t share your smartphone with friends or family

    Don’t share your smartphone with friends of family Sharing your smartphone can have dire consequences, according to research
  14. Kevin Lancaster

    How hackers break into ATMs

    How hackers are breaking into ATMs, stealing money Kaspersky Lab and Interpol warn that infected ATMs around the globe are giving away millions of dollars through cyber attacks
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    “Ads by ShowPassword” virus

    I am running Kaspersky Internet Security + Virus 2014. It has not picked up on Virus/POP UP (continuous on any Enter or Instruction Key). It also goes under names 'packcpm.Php', AdsbyPassWord', AdOptions', Adcash.com. Anyone Know about it and how to get rid of it ? Windows 7 64
  16. O

    Antivirus for Samsung gadgets

    Hi I recently bought Samsung gadgets the S4 & G Tab 10.1 *excited* so what I want to know is,is it necessary to get them antivirus? I was with Nokia these past years so viruses were never an issue but with the latest gadgets something tells me they are more vulnerable to hackers,etc I want to...
  17. QuintonB

    Kaspersky offers tips for online shoppers

    Kaspersky safety tips for online shoppers Kaspersky offers tips to keep safe when buying goods and services online this festive season
  18. jes

    Social Networking seen as a security risk by companies

    Social Networking seen as a security risk by companies Kaspersky lab has found that 72% of companies restrict access to Social networking sites.
  19. jes

    MacOS, BitCoin, cloud services targeted by cybercriminals in June

    MacOS, BitCoin, cloud services targeted by cybercriminals in June Kaspersky’s monthly Malicious Activity report details the latest in internet security risks.
  20. jes

    Corporate network vulnerability assessed and explained: Kaspersky

    Corporate network vulnerability assessed and explained: Kaspersky Kaspersky has revealed the results of it’s study on Common IT Security policy mistakes, which gives greater insight as to why corporate networks are vulnerable.
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