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Phishing Attacks South Africa

Beware: Microsoft is One of the Most Impersonated Brands in Phishing Attacks

Check Point Research for the second quarter of 2021 found that Microsoft was the most popular brand used to lure unsuspecting individuals and employees. This isn’t hard to believe because Microsoft’s Active Directory, continues to dominate the market share globally...

Most SAns Would Stop Trusting Brands Involved in Phishing Attacks – Survey

According to the global Brand Trust survey by cybersecurity company Mimecast, almost three-quarters (74%) of South African consumers would stop buying from a brand if they fell victim to a phishing attack involving that brand, with 93% of...

5 Crucial Things You Need to Do When You Receive A Phishing Email

You may not even notice when you receive one, most suspicious emails are automatically sorted to spam by your email service - though, a few may slip through the cracks, and one or two may even be authentic enough...

South Africa Ranked as Most Targeted Country in Africa, Cybersecurity Research Shows

Phishing is one of the oldest and most flexible types of social engineering attacks. It is used in many ways, and for different purposes, to lure unwary users to fake sites and trick them into entering personal information. The...

South African Organisations Lag Behind Global Average of Cybersecurity Resilience

Email and data security company, Mimecast, unveiled its fourth-annual State of Email Security 2020 report. This report summarises details from 1,025 global IT decision-makers on the current state of cybersecurity. The findings in this year’s report demonstrate that despite...
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