Tag Archives: cyber-attack

Cyber-attack threats – the risk of not knowing what you don’t know

24 Mar

The KnowBe4 African Report on cyber-attacks in African countries such as South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Morocco and more really does uncover some interesting statistics. The survey, which was carried out in 2019, tells us the following: The majority of people in the country are worried about cybercrime; A quarter of the respondents had no idea […]

Coronavirus helps cyber-criminals spread their own viruses

18 Feb

To illustrate just how opportunistic cyber-criminals have become and how much integrity they lack, let’s take a look at the latest trend of using fears of contracting the Coronavirus to spread digital viruses. If you just read that and thought “what?” don’t worry, you aren’t alone. It’s rather astounding that criminals would stoop even that […]

Labour Department employee arrested for inside-job cyber-attack

11 Feb

inside job cyber-attack

Let’s talk about inside-job cyber-attacks. How much of what we hear is just a rumour, or is it time to consider inside-job cyber attacks to be a real threat to business? Last month, we featured a blog on how some cybersecurity threats end up being an inside job. As if to illustrate our point, the […]