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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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Stem the leak: 87% of South Africans think up their own passwords and more than half don’t know how to check if they have been compromised

Computer password

The latest Kaspersky report, ‘Defending digital privacy: Taking personal protection to the next level’, has found that 87% of South African users are thinking up their own passwords, while 72% say they are unaware about how to check if any of their credentials have already been leaked. This highlights the …

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Under suspicion: 41% of South African parents find something in their child’s social media account potentially dangerous

Kids online

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 survey1, …

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Coalition Against Stalkerware: New members and territories join fight against digital violence

Domestic abuse

Worldwide lockdowns reconfirm the need for strengthened international working group to domestic violence and stalkerware. The fight to protect consumers against stalkerware continues as eleven new organisations – AEquitas with its Stalking Prevention, Awareness, and Resource Center (SPARC), Anonyome Labs, AppEsteem Corporation, bff Bundesverband Frauenberatungsstellen und Frauennotrufe, Centre Hubertine Auclert, …

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For Your Eyes Only: Near Four-in-five South African Consumers Have Tried To Remove Private Information From Websites Or Social Media

Personal Information Online

New Kaspersky research has found that consumers around the world want to take more action to protect and maintain control over their personal privacy. As revealed in the company’s latest report, Defending digital privacy: taking personal protection to the next level, consumers are becoming more aware of where their personal data …

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Kaspersky Shares 10 Tips For Zoom Security And Privacy

Online meeting

With social distancing and quarantine measures implemented around the globe, people quickly started searching for effective means of communicating with each other. With its reported ease of use and attractive pricing, Zoom quickly rose in popularity. With so much use, Zoom’s flaws came rapidly to light. The company handled the …

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