Stalkerware on the increase
October 2019, Cyber Security
The number of users that encountered stalkerware (commercial spyware often used as a tool for domestic espionage) increased by 35% to 37 000 in 2019.
Reductor malware hijacks HTTPS traffic
October 2019, Editor's Choice, Cyber Security, News
Kaspersky researchers have discovered new malware that hijacks victims' interaction with HTTPS web pages in the process of establishing encrypted communication between the user and the website.
Only birds in the sky
October 2019, Home Security
Kaspersky has launched a new solution designed to help organisations and property owners defend themselves from unauthorised trespassing by civilian drones.
IoT under fire
October 2019, Home Security, Cyber Security
Kaspersky has detected 105 million attacks on IoT devices coming from 276 000 unique IP addresses in the first six months of the year.
The dark side of apps
September 2019, Home Security, Cyber Security
In 2019 the number of worldwide mobile phone users is forecast to reach 4.68 billion, of which 2.7 billion are smartphone users.
Building a human firewall
August 2019, Cyber Security, Training & Education
Riaan Badenhorst, general manager of Kaspersky in Africa answers some questions on the role of people in cybersecurity risks.
Residential Estate Security Handbook 2019, Cyber Security, Residential Estate (Industry)
Cybersecurity is not something one usually associates with residential estates, but the threats from cybercriminals apply equally to estates as they do to businesses and the individual homeowner.
Fear of the unknown
July 2019, Cyber Security, Security Services & Risk Management
Fear of the unknown: while there’s still interest in cryptocurrencies, just 19% locally understand how they work.
Password awareness critical
June 2019, Cyber Security, Security Services & Risk Management
A recent study revealed that digital identity data and information holds significant value to cybercriminals – who craft ways of gaining this data and exploit it on the dark Web for as little as $50.