Saturday, 3rd June 2023


17 May
For the first quarter of 2023, the share of users attacked with spyware in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria increased steadily.
3 Mar
Cybersecurity solution provider, Kaspersky, has disclosed that its anti-phishing system prevented more than 500 million attempts at accessing fraudulent websites globally in 2022. It said this is twice more compared to the 2021 figures.
22 Nov 2022
From January to September 2022, computers in the industrial control systems (ICS) environment were attacked using multiple means in Nigeria and other parts of Africa, including the Middle East and Turkey (META).
3 Aug 2022
Menace of cybercrime in Africa sustained a huge rising profile in the first six months of the year with phishing and scams hitting 438 per cent and 174 per cent in Kenya and Nigeria respectively.
18 Mar 2022
Italy's data privacy watchdog said Friday it was investigating the "potential risks" that Russian antivirus software Kaspersky could be used to launch cyberattacks.
25 Feb 2022
While analysing the threat landscape of African countries, Kaspersky experts saw a steady decline in attacks on mobile devices in the region, as cybercriminals consolidated their efforts
16 Feb 2022
ADEYEMI ADEPETUN, in this copy, writes on the persistent threat to Nigeria’s cyberspace as criminals continue to unleash various cyber attacks
27 Oct 2021
With the hybrid workplace becoming the new norm as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, attempts and spates of attacks on individuals and corporate bodies by hackers have been on the rise.
22 Jul 2021
Kaspersky, an Internet security firm said in South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria, its research identified the top malware families as ransomware, financial/banking trojans, and crypto-miner malware.
21 Aug 2020
A new spam and phishing report by global internet security firm, Kaspersky, has said security solutions detected two million phishing attacks in South Africa...
15 May 2020
During April more than 400 million malware infections were detected, equating to over 10 million cases each day. This was revealed by data compiled by Atlas VPN
17 Apr 2020
The lockdown that countries all over the world are currently experiencing is putting a renewed focus on personal hygiene. But despite people being advised to wash their hands often...


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