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Beware: Valentine’s Day Phishing Schemes on the Rise

With Valentine’s Day approaching on Wednesday, the usage of dating websites and applications is expected to surge as lonely singles seek to make connections and find romantic partners to share the special day with. However, this year, cybercriminals are...

Inactive Google Accounts Face Deletion Starting December 1

If you possess a Google account that has remained inactive or unsigned for at least two years, it is advisable to log in promptly. Google has declared that commencing December 1, 2023, it will initiate the deletion of inactive...

Kaspersky Delivers Improved Protection from Fake Accounts

Kaspersky has updated its Digital Footprint Intelligence service delivering improved protection for companies from fake accounts on social networks, as well as from fake apps on mobile marketplaces.  Paying Attention to Business Safety In the last year alone, more than 500...

PalmPay Educates Users Through Monthly Wallet Safety Workshops

As electronic payment platforms gain traction, the need for consumers to be conscious of their online security becomes paramount. Recent data highlights a surge in Nigerians adopting electronic platforms for day-to-day transactions. According to a recent report by the Financial...

Phishing Test Reveals Top Malicious Email Subjects are HR Related

KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced the results of its Q2 2023 top-clicked phishing report. The results include the top email subjects clicked on in phishing tests and reflect the...

WARNING: FNB Alerts Customers of Rise in Phishing Attempts

FNB warns consumers about an increase in phishing and smishing attempts on unwary customers. Phishing is a type of cybercrime in which people are duped into providing sensitive information such as login credentials, passwords, PINs, card details, or ID...

Phising Scams Surge 234% in Africa, Especially in Tech Powerhouses

New data from Russia-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky reveals that the prevalence of phishing and social engineering scams has increased significantly in Africa in Q2 2022 in comparison with the previous quarter. The company’s security solutions detected 10,722,886 phishing attacks in...

Is Nigeria Facing a Phishing Epidemic?

According to a new Digital Payment survey from Russia-based cybersecurity group Kaspersky, a staggering 61% of respondents from Nigeria said they faced phishing scams when using online banking or mobile wallet services. 67% have personally encountered fake websites, and a...

1 in 3 Untrained Employees Will Click on a Phishing Link – New Report

KnowBe4, one of the world’s largest cyber-security awareness training companies and simulated phishing platform provider, has released the new 2022 Phishing by Industry Benchmarking Report to measure an organisation’s Phish-prone Percentage (PPP), which indicates how many of their employees...

The Cybersecurity Wave: Importance and Impact of Cybersecurity in Today’s Digital World

Cyberattacks continue to be a threat to organizations across the world, but using powerful cybersecurity solutions can help you defend your organization against these malicious attacks. Without proper security management, your organization is an easy target for cybercriminals. Poor configuration of...
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Enhancing IoT Security with a Cyber Immune Solution

Internet of Things (IoT) devices, ranging from wearables to smart home appliances, are increasingly targeted by cybercriminals for...
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