Malware Attack on South Korean Entities Was Work of Andariel Group – Tempemail

A malware campaign targeting South Korean entities that came to light earlier this year has been attributed to a North Korean nation-state hacking group called Andariel, once again indicating that Lazarus attackers are following the trends and their arsenal is in constant development. “The way Windows commands and their options Continue Reading

Andariel evolves to target South Korea with ransomware- Tempemail

Executive summary In April 2021, we observed a suspicious Word document with a Korean file name and decoy. It revealed a novel infection scheme and an unfamiliar payload. While we were doing our research into these findings, Malwarebytes published a nice report with technical details about the same series of Continue Reading

Researchers Uncover Hacking Operations Targeting Government Entities in South Korea – Tempemail

A North Korean threat actor active since 2012 has been behind a new espionage campaign targeting high-profile government officials associated with its southern counterpart to install an Android and Windows backdoor for collecting sensitive information. Cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes attributed the activity to a threat actor tracked as Kimsuky, with the Continue Reading

70 European and South American Banks Under Attack By Bizarro Banking Malware – Tempemail

A financially motivated cybercrime gang has unleashed a previously undocumented banking trojan, which can steal credentials from customers of 70 banks located in various European and South American countries. Dubbed “Bizarro” by Kaspersky researchers, the Windows malware is “using affiliates or recruiting money mules to operationalize their attacks, cashing out Continue Reading

Overstimulated? Stocks soar 75% in historic 12-month run Gilead Sciences Banks Wall Street South Korea Amazon- Tempemail

It was one year ago that the terrifying free fall for the stock market suddenly ended, ushering in one of its greatest runs. On March 23, 2020, the S&P 500 fell 2.9%. In all, the index dropped nearly 34% in about a month, wiping out three years’ worth of gains Continue Reading

Telkom to Support Community-Led Coding Programme in South Africa – Tempemail

Telkom has partnered with the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies to hand over a community lab as well as a community-led coding programme to the Alice community in Eastern Cape, South Africa. As part of the Digital Skills Development Programme, Telkom has identified 25 unemployed youth aged between 18-35 Continue Reading

Vodacom and Google Give Smartphones to Rural Communities in South Africa – Tempemail

Vodacom has partnered with Google to give away hundreds of Android-powered smartphones to communities across Limpopo, South Africa. This move forms part of the companies continued efforts to “reduce the digital divide” and offer many who reside in deep rural communities “access to the internet for the first time”. “At Continue Reading

Digital Advertising Ready to Take-Off in South Africa – Tempemail

Advertising is big business. Ever since the first banner ad way back in 1994, we’ve been consuming this digital content on almost every major platform we use, seeing countless images and videos throughout the average workday. It’s also worth noting that digital advertising spend is on the up constantly, too. Continue Reading

Microsoft Offers OCR Support for Official South African Languages – Tempemail

Microsoft has revealed it would add Optical Character Recognition (OCR) support for two of South Africa’s official languages, Afrikaans and Zulu. “Adding support for these languages is part of Microsoft’s mission to build meaningful cognitive products and services that improve local engagement,” says Rory Preddy, Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft South Continue Reading