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South Africa’s Department of Justice Network Under Ransomware Attack

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development of South Africa admitted that its IT systems and operations were disrupted in a ransomware attack. The...

Ghana Ranks 9th on World Bank’s Vulnerable Countries List in Sub-Saharan...

The World Bank recently ranked Ghana ninth out of 11 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa that are vulnerable to cyberattacks. It is said that South...

Hackers Attack Around 300,000 Devices in South Africa Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The surge in remote work increased cybersecurity risks adding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Several industry experts stated that organizations in financial, health care, federal,...

Nedbank’s Third-Party Data Breach Impacts 1.7 Million Customers in South Africa

South Africa-based Nedbank faced a customer data breach through a third-party service provider, Computer Facilities (Pty) Ltd. This firm takes care of Nedbank’s SMS...

Google Announced US$1 Million for its “Be Internet Awesome” Initiative

Google recently announced that it’s going to spend US$1 million to bring awareness on data privacy and internet security across the sub-Saharan Africa region....

Fake Dating Apps Bring Majority of Malware Attacks in South Africa

South Africa is one of the most malware attacked countries via fake dating applications, a research from Kaspersky revealed. According to research findings, 7,734...

Investment in Cybersecurity Training Benefits Telkom SA

Telkom SA, a leading telecommunications service provider in South Africa, is placed in the Category 4 of the Cyber Exposure Index (CEI) with an...

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