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How Africa lost billions to cyber criminals in 2020

March 24, 2021 2:47 am3 comments
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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Threat against Africa Facebook users unearthed

July 7, 2020 4:27 am2 comments
Evina Chief Executive Officer, David Lotfi

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – A French-based anti-fraud firm said it had unmasked malware by digital fraudsters targeting users of Facebook in Africa. Paris-headquartered Evina confirmed the breakthrough. The malware executes javascript to retrieve the login credentials of Facebook users around the globe which are then transmitted to a server. This malware, […]

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