• 6 Nov 2019

    City Of Johannesburg On Hit Again, Refuses to Give In To Ransom Demand

    The city of Johannesburg, South Africa has been hit again by a massive cyber attack which has crippled municipal, utility, health and several other services throughout a significant part of the city. The city, home of over 5 Million citizens reportedly lost a massive amount of sensitive data associated with it citizens and has to

  • 25 Mar 2019

    DDoS Attack Size Took Significant Hit After FBI Crackdown

    According to a new report, in the fourth quarter of 2018, average size of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks decreased considerably. Recently the onslaught from FBI on 15 DDoS-for-hire websites seems to have had a legitimate impact on DDoS attacks. The report surfaced earlier this week from researchers in NexusGuard, that the number  of DDoS attacks

  • 21 Nov 2018

    Contact Lenses Merchant VisionDirect Blindsided in Security Breach Incident

    Renowned European contact less merchant Vision Direct has been hit by a data security breach incident causing loss of personal and financial data of their customer during the first week of November. In a security breach notice posted on VisionDirect.co.uk the company confirmed that in a data theft incident between Nov 3 – Nov 8

  • 24 May 2018

    Fake Fortnite Android Apps Installing Spywares And Cryptominers

    As soon as Epic Games announced their willingness to extend support for  mobile devices for their blockbuster game Fortnite®, fake android apps started popping up claiming to be original Fortnite game app. These apps are actually intended to mine and destroy information from users android devices and some to install micro crypto currency miner programs;

  • 19 Feb 2018

    Critical Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products is on the Rise

    The number of vulnerabilities in Microsoft products reported to be more than doubled from 325 in 2013 to 685 in 2017 as reported by Avecto in Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report 2017 .  Moreover there has been a record 232 new windows vulnerabilities reported in this year, taking the total number of Windows vulnerabilities to 587, the