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Mobile Malware Attacks Across Africa are on the Decline – Why It Isn’t a Good Thing

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 to focus on more complicated, dangerous and profitable threats instead. These and...

31.5 Million Cyberthreats Targeted SA Users in the First Half of 2021

The increase in cyberthreats recorded by global internet security firm Kaspersky in the first half of this year across South Africa amounted to 31.5 million. “Threats can be categorised as criminal (80% of attacks), targeted (19.9%), and advanced (0.01%). The...

Is South Africa a Playground for Cybercriminals?

The Attacks From All Angles 2021 Mid-year Cybersecurity Report by Trend Micro highlighted a 47% year-on-year increase in email threats as well as malicious files and URLs in the first quarter of 2021 globally. South Africa’s technology landscape is almost...

When It Comes to Cybercrime Beware of Social Engineers

You would be forgiven for thinking that terms like phishing, vishing, whaling, and pharming all had something to do with either a water sport or a pharmaceutical company, but every one of these is a cybercrime attack. These attacks leverage...

Only 20% of Cybersecurity Workforce Are Women Despite Industry Skills Deficit

"Diversity is more than gender. It is race, culture, ability and country. It is mixing up the talent pool and adding in the unique insights and perspectives that different people from different walks of life bring to create teams...

Transnet Declares ‘Force Majeure’ After Crippling Cyber Attack

South Africa's port division and rail operator Transnet is confirmed to have declared force majeure across all its container terminals after suffering a debilitating ransomware cyber attack last week. The Daily Maverick reports that Transnet declared the contractual clause to...
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Huawei’s IP Service Partner of the Year: Africa Connect 2024

In2IT Technologies, a prominent global IT services and consulting firm focused on providing IT Consultancy, Application Development and Maintenance,...
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