Protecting your information: Ransomware and PoPIA

This podcast is in Afrikaans.   Summary: A discussion with Charl Ueckermann about ransomware and how to protect your personal information. The discussion looks at the reasons behind the recent worldwide WannaCry ransomware outbreak and also how the Protection of Personal Information Act (also known as POPIA) can help you protect your information.  

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Worldwide ransomware attack infects users in over 100 countries

Immediate action required by all Windows users   #Ransomware featured in the top news this weekend when the exploit-encryptor-worm WannaCrypt (nicknamed #WannaCry) spread across the world by piggy-backing off the Windows exploit #EternalBlue. Researchers in our security network reported that around 100,000 users saw their computers encrypted in a matter of minutes over the last… Continue reading

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More Ingenious Cyber Threats Emerging

Cyber threats pose a growing danger to companies and individuals, and the risks are constantly evolving like a moving target. An estimated half a million attacks are happening every minute in cyber space, where the hackers are intent on keeping one step ahead with their latest malicious scheming, says Charl Ueckermann, managing director of AVeS… Continue reading

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