Posts tagged as Cyber Crime

IT security needs a proactive strategy

  The corporate IT security landscape is changing – and rapidly. An overriding global trend that is dominating media headlines is the increase of cyber attacks – and their impact on businesses. In fact, over the last couple of years, many organisations across the globe have fallen victim to numerous targetted attacks – and South […]

Massive underground market sells South African hacked servers

  Researchers have uncovered a global forum where cyber criminals can buy and sell access to compromised servers for as little as $6 each. The xDedic marketplace, which appears to be run by a Russian-speaking group, currently lists 70 624 hacked remote desktop protocol (RDP) servers for sale. The top ten countries affected are: South […]

22% of young mobile users are victims of cyber crime

According to a survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, over a twelve-month period the children of 22% of respondents were affected by cyber incidents. These incidents included outbreaks of cyber-bullying or encountering sites containing material damaging for youngsters. Children who use mobile devices can be even more vulnerable because they are free to […]