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Cyberattacks in Africa surge, hitting 85 million in just 6 months

In Africa, malware attacks have become rife and in the first half of 2021, various countries exhibited strong growth in all...

Financial malware attacks rise 42% in South Africa

The number of financial malware attacks in South Africa increased by more than 10 400 during the first half of 2021 when compared...

Transnet cyber-attack linked to ‘Death Kitty’ ransomware

South Africa’s port and rail company Transnet, appears to have been targeted with a strain of ransomware that cybersecurity experts have linked...

Cyberattacks: How Africa compares to the world

With digital transformation a top priority on the corporate agenda as companies identify new ways to grow their business, cyber attackers and...

Phishing attacks: most targeted messenger apps revealed

The most popular messenger apps among phishing scammers have been revealed. The biggest share of detected malicious links were sent via WhatsApp...

Cybercriminals target cryptocurrencies with new modified malware

The increase in the value of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has sparked a renewed interest in miners, which are malicious programmes designed...

Nigerian cybercrime syndicate busted in Lagos

Nigerian police have arrested three alleged members of a prolific cybercrime syndicate in Lagos, who are part of a larger group that...

Africa suffers Millions of Cyber Attacks in 2020 – Report

A report by Kaspersky has revealed that there have been over 28 million Cyber Attacks in Africa in 2020 and 102 million...

Kaspersky tool connects new attacks to APT groups in seconds

Kaspersky has released its new threat intelligence solution aimed at helping SOC analysts and incident responders attribute malware samples to previously revealed...

Thousands of URLs for sale redirect users to malicious pages

More than a thousand inactive domains that, when visited, redirect the visitors to unwanted URLs as a way to turn a profit...
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