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For the past 5 years, South Africa has experienced some notable and rather concerning data breaches and leaks. More concerning is also that none of the businesses or organizations have been officially investigated or suffered any punishment.
Momentum Metropolitan, a South African financial services company, has stated that it suffered a cyberattack on 13 August 2020. According to the company, only a "portion of data" from one of its subsidiaries was accessed.
Russian cyberespionage group that hacked into the USA's election networks before the 2016 U.S. presidential election is now apparently attempting to steal COVID-19 vaccine information from researchers.
Twitter mediates so much in the public sphere that weak points at the company are weak points in society. Outsiders were able to take over Twitter accounts of high-profile individuals by ‘social engineering,’ which allowed them to convince Twitter employees to provide access to its systems.
Cybersecurity researchers have reported the discovery of a phishing attack which targets Microsoft Teams users with the aim of stealing their passwords. The attack impersonates e-mail notifications from Microsoft Teams.