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Africa records huge increase in computer malware – Kaspersky

The number of backdoor computer malware detected in Q2 2022 in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria increased significantly, hitting new records...

About 85% users are concerned about privacy on Android

According to Kaspersky analysed anonymised data, 85% of users are most interested in finding out how to set up privacy settings...

New malicious malware targeting Govts and NGOs in META region detected

A newly discovered backdoor dubbed 'SessionManager' that is targeting governmental institutions and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) across the globe claiming victims in...

Small businesses in Kenya and Nigeria still at risk of RDP and Internet attacks

According to cybersecurity firm Kaspersky, the number of Trojan-PSW (Password Stealing Ware) detections in Nigeria more than doubled in 2022 (2654...

20% of industrial firms in META region turn off their cybersecurity solution if it impacts production

About 20% of industrial businesses in the Middle-East, Turkey and Africa (META) region, tend to switch off their cybersecurity product if...

Steady decline of mobile malware in Africa

There has been a steady decline in attacks on mobile devices in various African countries, as cybercriminals consolidated their efforts to...

Survey reveals 74% of children in SA are interested in IT

A survey conducted by Toluna research on behalf of Kaspersky has revealed that 74% of young respondents in South Africa find...

Ordinary threats drop but targeted malware schemes on the rise in Africa

The threat landscape trends in Africa have shown a dramatic change particularly in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria.

Nigeria, Kenya at high risk as malicious URLs detected top 6.5 million

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky has announced that the number of unique malicious URLs it detected and blocked in Nigeria and Kenya increased...

Mobile malware attacks still a concern in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa

According to cybersecurity firm Kaspersky, in the first half of 2021, over 30 000 mobile malware attacks that originated from Nigeria (14 071),...
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