Recently, Defiant’s analysts have been tracking a particularly sophisticated malware infection responsible for generating spam links and redirection, while still remaining relatively difficult for victims to detect. Dubbed “BabaYaga” by Defiant’s team, this infection is notable for containing code capable of removing its competition. BabaYaga actually has the ability to remove other malware. While this

During the past 3 months, eight Chrome browser extensions were compromised and the attacker used them to steal Cloudflare credentials and serve up malicious ads. This post discusses exactly what happened, how to protect yourself and what the wider implications are of this supply chain attack. How the Chrome Extensions Were Compromised In June, July and

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“The Internet of Things (IoT), which bridges the digital and physical world, is already making its mark in Africa as smart connected devices are being deployed and the use of connected hardware emerges. However, it has the potential to make a far more significant impact on the region, as long as circumstances specific to the

South Africa is currently experiencing phenomenal activity in the roll-out of fibre optic cables.  While no-one disputes that the installation of fibre presents tremendous opportunities, the question being asked is how will this demanding initiative affect consumers’ Internet connection costs? With speeds of up to 100 Mbps, fibre will provide unsurpassed Internet speeds.  It is

FTTX adds tremendous value to communities

South Africa has recently seen fast-paced developments in the implementation of Fiber to the x (FTTX), which includes fibre to the business (FTTB) and fibre to the home (FTTH). FTTX broadband network architecture, which makes use of optical fibre, offers unsurpassed Internet speeds and a richer broadband experience.  It adds tremendous value to communities, in particular to gated

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On approximately January 31st of this month, version 56 of the Chrome web browser will be released. There is a significant change in the way it displays websites that are not using HTTPS, also known as SSL. This change may confuse your site visitors or surprise you if you are not expecting it. Starting with the

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