Special warning for financial institutions amidst waxing malware attacks – Kaspersky

Special warning for financial institutions amidst waxing malware attacks – Kaspersky

Special warning for financial institutions amidst waxing malware attacks – Kaspersky     With digital transformation a top priority on the corporate agenda as companies identify new ways to grow their business, cyber attackers and opportunist cybercriminals remain very active. And although Africa is not necessarily considered a focus area for the more sophisticated types of cybercriminal activity such as targeted attacks or advanced persistent threats (APTs), the continent is certainly not immune to these or other types of cyber risks, warn Kaspersky researchers. When looking at the general cyber threat…

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Over 2 Million Africans Suffer Phishing Attacks In Q2 – Report

Special warning for financial institutions amidst waxing malware attacks – Kaspersky

Latest report by Kaspersky has shown that no fewer than two million people suffered from phishing attacks between April and June this year. The cyber security firm said it detected exactly 2,023,501 phishing attacks in South Africa, Kenya, Egypt, Nigeria, Rwanda and Ethiopia. It added that a number of new tricks have also been found – from HR dismissal emails to attacks disguised as delivery notifications. The company noted that phishing is one of the oldest and most flexible types of social engineering attacks. The report read: “They are used…

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Kaspersky survey shows 55% of Nigerian parents disapprove children’s long stay online

Kaspersky, Responsible Digital Parenting Survey

Most parents in Nigeria often have conflicts with their children and wards for staying glued to their gadget surfing the Internet, according to Kaspersky. Latest Responsible Digital Parenting survey by Kaspersky, shows that 55 per cent of Nigerian parents claimed that their child spends too much time on the phone or doing nothing useful (27 per cent). This conflict is arising from the fact that most of the parents are oblivious of many online trends that attract the attention of their children and make them spend time with eyes glued…

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