Web security is becoming a major concern at this day and age. Below are the most recent dangers and concerns
26 July 2019
City Power revealed on Thursday that its IT systems had been shut down. "It has encrypted all our databases, applications and network," the company tweeted, referring to the virus. The ransomware attack initially affected customers' ability to buy pre-paid electricity and also hampered the firm's efforts to respond to localized blackouts.
25 October 2019
City of Johannesburg hit by ransomware, Again | ZDNet
A hacker group going by the name of Shadow Kill Hackers is holding South Africa's largest city for ransom, demanding 4 bitcoins from Johannesburg authorities, or they'll upload stolen city data on the internet.
The deadline is October 28, 5 pm, local time, according to a message from the hackers. Authorities immediately responded by shutting down all the IT infrastructure, such as websites, payment portals, and other e-services. A breach was later confirmed via the city's official Twitter account.
UNRELATED DDOS ATTACKS ON LOCAL BANKS
On the same day, local media also reported that several South African banks were hit by cyber-attacks attacks, and their services went down. Standard Bank and Absa were two of the five banks that were attacked by what appeared to be DDoS attacks.
SINO SOFT knows exactly how to keep your business secure and also have measures to undertake in case of such misfortune
If you don't have ssl in your website you might need to consider some of this options -->Recover your Business
If your website is hacked get this tool which is necessary to bring your business back up and normal running.-->Secure Your Business