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Modern children and where to find them: 79% of Nigerian parents do not track their children’s location

Nowadays there is another opportunity to monitor the child’s whereabouts – to track the location of them using special software

Parents have always managed to set geographical boundaries – where their children could go and where they could not – back in time. Nowadays there is another opportunity to monitor the child’s whereabouts – to track the location of them using special software. Yet, according to Kaspersky’s (https://africa.Kaspersky.com) special survey…

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The year of social distancing or social engineering? Phishing goes targeted and diversifies during COVID-19 outbreak with 2 million attacks in Q2 in Africa

Security solutions have detected 2,023,501 phishing attacks in South Africa, Kenya, Egypt, Nigeria, Rwanda and Ethiopia

Kaspersky (www.Kaspersky.co.za) analysis has revealed that phishing attacks are becoming increasingly more targeted. A number of new tricks have also been found - from HR dismissal emails to attacks disguised as delivery notifications. As a result of such tendencies, security solutions have detected 2,023,501 phishing attacks in South Africa, Kenya,…

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89% of Nigerian parents use their gadgets to entertain their child when they travel: Kaspersky on tendencies of parenting in a digital age

Kaspersky throws a light on some travel patterns of parents and their children on the go

While many countries slowly ease the lockdown measures that were implemented because of the Coronavirus pandemic, the interest to domestic and international travel starts to increase. Kaspersky (www.Kaspersky.co.za) throws a light on some travel patterns of parents and their children on the go. According to the “Responsible Digital Parenting” survey1,…

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New Kaspersky Threat Attribution Engine connects new attacks to APT groups in seconds

Kaspersky Threat Attribution Engine is designed to be deployed on a customer’s network, “on premise”, rather than in a third-party cloud environment

Kaspersky (www.Kaspersky.co.za) has released its new threat intelligence solution aimed at helping SOC analysts and incident responders attribute malware samples to previously revealed APT groups. Using its proprietary method, Kaspersky Threat Attribution Engine matches a discovered malicious code against one of the biggest databases of malware in the industry, and,…

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Digital misunderstanding: 55% of Nigerian parents have conflicts with their children because they spend too much time on the phone

It turns out, not all the parents keep up with current trends online and have enough knowledge about content that their children prefer

Modern parents have to constantly educate themselves and keep up to date when it comes to the Internet trends. There is a strong reason for it – their children. If parents do not know what is popular on the Net, they can have misunderstandings or even conflicts with their children.…

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Under suspicion: 25% of Nigerian parents find something in their child’s social media account potentially dangerous

34% state their child has seen or listened to something that seemed suspicious to them, be that videos (68%), music (43%) or photos (25%)

The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has forced families to spend their free time mostly at home. Staying at home usually also means spending much time using different Internet connected devices. For clear reasons, children’s growing online activity can cause lots of worries to their parents. Thus, according to a Kaspersky (www.Kaspersky.co.za)…

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Like Time: 40% of Parents in Nigeria agree that Cute Photos with Kids get more likes

Kaspersky, a global cyber security company, shed some light on the challenges that modern parents can face while interacting in a digital space

In current times, during the Coronavirus pandemic, people have to stay home with their families and kids. Staying at home usually also means spending lots of time using different gadgets, in particular spending time on social networks. It means that the urge to update one’s social account with a kid’s…

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Over a third of banking malware attacks in 2019 targeted corporate users

Banking Trojans or ‘bankers’ are one of the most widespread tools for cybercriminals as they focus on stealing money

In 2019, 773,943 users of Kaspersky (www.Kaspersky.co.za) solutions globally were attacked by banking Trojans. Of those users, a third (35.1%) were in the corporate sector. African countries were affected too: almost every hundredth user (varying from 0,9 to 1%) in South Africa, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Kenya was attacked by banking…

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Keep your smartphone Corona-free: Kaspersky shares top tips

With no reliable data for COVID-19 available yet, it is always best to be extra cautious

The lockdown that countries all over the world are currently experiencing is putting a renewed focus on personal hygiene. But despite people being advised to wash their hands often, how many apply the same rigour to their smartphones? Kaspersky (www.Kaspersky.co.za) provides a few tips on keeping mobile devices ‘virus-free’. “Even…

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Kaspersky supports healthcare institutions amid COVID-19 pandemic with free full featured product licenses for six months

Continuity of operations and data protection is extremely critical for healthcare organisations

Kaspersky (www.Kaspersky.co.za) announces free availability of its core endpoint security products for medical organisations, in order to help them stay protected from cyberthreats during the pandemic. The full list of B2B products available for free for six months includes Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud Plus, Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365,…