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Major ransomware attack against US tech provider forces Swedish store closures

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One of the largest ransomware attacks in history spread worldwide on Saturday, forcing the Swedish Coop grocery store chain to close all 800 of...

US to give ransomware hacks similar priority as terrorism

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The US Department of Justice is elevating investigations of ransomware attacks to a similar priority as terrorism in the wake of the Colonial Pipeline...

Ransomware hits near pre-Colonial Pipeline levels, data suggests

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Digital extortion attempts are returning to their pre-Colonial Pipeline levels, according to data and interviews with some incident responders, suggesting that the upheaval around...

Johannesburg power agency hit by ransomware attack

City Power, responsible for powering South Africa’s financial capital Johannesburg, was hit by a ransomware virus that encrypted all its databases, applications and network. The...

Hackers again prove their global power with latest attacks

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Two major global businesses with offices in SA are among hundreds of organisations across the world to have been infected by a...

ISS: Be ready for the next global cyberattack

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On 12 May, more than 150 countries were attacked by ransomware with over 200 000 computers infected. Ransomware is a type of...

Cyber attack eases, hacking group threatens to sell code

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Governments turned their attention to a possible new wave of cyber threats on Tuesday after the group that leaked U.S. hacking tools...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...