Nigeria suffers mobile malware pandemic

April 21, 2021 12:39 pm0 comments
Mobile fraud

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – NIGERIA’S tremendous growth potential in mobile is also a prime target for threat actors. According to a mobile technology specialist, mobile users in Africa’s biggest economy and most populous country have been impacted by mobile malware during the coronavirus pandemic. One in nine […]

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Mobile fraud in Africa dealt a blow

April 13, 2021 10:08 am0 comments
Mobile fraud

by AKANI CHAUKE   JOHANNESBURG – AN alliance between some leading technology companies is anticipated to eradicate mobile fraud, which cost Africa US$4 billion last year. Evina and Telecoming have signed the global partnership to promote direct carrier billing (DCB) as the safest and most appropriate payment method in the new mobile economy. […]

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How Africa lost billions to cyber criminals in 2020

March 24, 2021 2:47 am1 comment
Evina Chief Executive Officer, David Lotfi

by SAIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – A MOBILE payment cyber security specialist has lifted the lid on the business model underpinning the mobile fraud that cost the African continent over US$4 billion (R59,68 billion) last year. According to Evina, the France-based firm, mobile payment fraud is characterised by illegal transactions conducted at […]

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