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South Africa among most targeted in phishing scam

October 9, 2019 11:17 am0 comments
cyber-crime

MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa has the unenviable standing among the top 20 countries targeted in a large influx of recent phishing attacks. This is according to research by a global firm that markets cybersecurity software and appliances and services. A phishing actor or group using the same techniques is targeting […]

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Multimillion-dollar boost for South Africa’s 4IR

September 10, 2019 6:52 pm0 comments
Cybercrime

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – AN investment of R140 million (US$9,2 million) by an American multinational technology conglomerate is poised to enhance South Africa’s digital future. Cisco has signed the partnership with the government. The investment focuses on three key areas: job creation through Cisco incubation centres, skills and […]

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Africa, Mideast record stunning increase in cyber-attacks

April 30, 2019 3:21 pm9 comments
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from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – THERE have been more than 150 million malware attacks in Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) since the beginning of the year. This represents a staggering 108 percent increase from the first quarter of the year. It translates to an average of 1.6 million attacks […]

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