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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15.56% Nigerians suffered malware attacks in Q1 2020

Special warning for financial institutions amidst waxing malware attacks – Kaspersky

As country ranks fourth highest globally Nigeria ranks fourth highest country attacked by malware globally in the first quarter of the year 2020. In its latest Mobile Malware Evolution report, Kaspersky Lab, a global cybersecurity firm, has disclosed that in Nigeria, 15.56 per cent of users experienced mobile attacks in the first three months of the year. Nigeria, according to Kaspersky, experienced the second highest malware attacks in Africa after Algeria in the first quarter of 2020. Analysis of the report revealed that Nigeria and Algeria are the only African countries which made…

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