IT Security

Westech, A Preferred Global Tech Partner

The computer won’t turn on, the office network is down, computers have been hit by ransomware or worst of all, hacked. All of these issues aren’t just problematic to deal with, but also cost precious time and lose companies money. Westech is now solving these problems in South Africa and around the globe. Most [...]

Westech, A Preferred Global Tech Partner 2018-03-16T06:54:41+00:00

Cyber Hygiene

Getting the right IT security hygiene solution to protect against the threat of cyber attacks is crucial. Fortinet has announced their latest findings on the Global landscape Report. Everyone contributes to the hygiene of the network- make your environment as hard to penetrate as you can. This report reveals that poor cybersecurity hygiene and risky application usage enables destructive [...]

Cyber Hygiene 2017-09-13T07:25:51+00:00

4.8 Million Affected by Chrome Extension Attacks

About eight Chrome browser extensions were compromised in the last 3months and the attacker used them to steal Cloudflare credentials and serve up malicious ads. Always stay protected, don`t open emails that has dodgy links or proof of payments that you don`t know In June, July and August, developers of the following Chrome extensions [...]

4.8 Million Affected by Chrome Extension Attacks 2017-09-13T07:27:19+00:00

Westech Protects you from Ransomware

Ransomware is becoming increasingly common, with widespread epidemics affecting hundreds of thousands of networks across the globe. Don’t think it’s just corporates or big companies that are affected. We deal with cases every week of people like you who open a dodgy email or click on a funny link and by the time [...]

Westech Protects you from Ransomware 2017-06-27T07:59:15+00:00

Ransomware and Ransomware Protection

Just last week, the world was hit by the biggest ransomware attack in history. Known as WannaCry, WannaCrypt, WanaCrypt0r 2.0 and WCry, Thousands of organisations have been affected the British NHS, several Chinese private and public organisations and even the German railway suffered from the attack.Read more about this ransomware attack here The [...]

Ransomware and Ransomware Protection 2017-05-19T07:00:26+00:00