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Lost In Communication: How To Connect Different Generations

Different Generations

The theory of generations has been a hot topic in recent years, widely spread by marketing consultants and journalists in the global media – there are more than 700 million results in Google search for the so-called ‘generation gap’. Some surveys touch upon the evidence of generational differences, while others show the similarities of …

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With 1 Billion Registered Mobile Money Accounts, Kaspersky Stresses The Importance Of Keeping Your Mobile Wallet Safe

Mobile Wallet

With more than $1.9 billion processed daily and over one billion registered accounts globally, mobile money is a massive industry. With strong growth coming from Africa, many analysts consider the region to be the epicentre of the global market. PayPal’s recent announcement that it will expand its Xoom money transfer service to more countries on the …

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One In Ten Gamers Have Had Their ID Stolen

Boy Gaming

Over a tenth of gamers globally (12%, or 179 million1 globally) have had their ID stolen – which could be worth as much as $347bn2 globally. In South Africa, 9.6% of gamers have had their ID stolen. This is according to global research by Kaspersky, which has also provided simple tips to help gamers avoid …

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More Privacy Control For All With TinyCheck Tool

more privacy control

To increase privacy control over users’ data, two Kaspersky experts have combined the results of their research and upgraded the openly available TinyCheck tool. Initially developed as a stalkerware detection tool for service organisations working with victims of domestic violence, TinyCheck now also offers help to uncover all types of geo-tracking apps. …

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84% of South African parents use their gadgets to entertain their child when they travel: Kaspersky on tendencies of parenting in a digital age

Kids travel tablet

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 throws a light on some travel patterns of parents and their children on the go. According to the “Responsible Digital Parenting” survey1, 84% …

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For 12% of SA consumers, social ratings come at a cost

Social Media

Kaspersky’s latest report, Social credits and security: embracing the world of ratings, has uncovered that 12% of South African consumers surveyed have experienced issues accessing financial services because of an assessment of their social media information by scoring systems. While such social scoring systems have become more widespread and are already implemented in …

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Attackers have found a new way to steal online shoppers’ payment details using a popular web analytics service

Google analytics

Kaspersky researchers have uncovered a new technique for stealing users’ payment information on online shopping websites – a type of attack known as web skimming. By registering for Google Analytics accounts and injecting these accounts’ tracking code into the websites’ source code, attackers can collect users’ credit card details. About …

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