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Africa's cyber insecurity risk

COVID-19 is influencing increased internet use in Africa, but a study shows increased cyberattacks in Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. According to some cybersecurity professionals, the lack of cybersecurity laws in Africa is partly to blame.

During the second quarter of 2020, there were 2 million phishing attacks across Africa

According to a recent report, 2,023,501 phishing attacks in South Africa, Kenya, Egypt, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Ethiopia have been detected during the second quarter of 2020.

Cyber espionage malware discovered in network routers

Information security researchers have thus far discovered over 100 victims of the Slingshot cyber espionage software in and its related modules, located in Kenya, Libya, Congo, Sudan, Somalia, Tanzania and more countries in the Middle East. The discovery was made by Kaspersky Lab researchers during March 2018. Slingshot was apparently

Vulnerabilities in fuel stations allowed hackers to change fuel prices, cause fuel leaks and more

Vulnerabilities in software that ran on a device in thousands of fuel stations around the world were discovered. The vulnerabilities in the software of the Linux-based controller, allowed hackers to change fuel prices at will among many other things. This discovery was made by researchers at Kaspersky Lab while they

Kaspersky Lab Will Open Transparency Centers Globally Amid Allegations That They Colluded With Russian Spies

Kaspersky Lab will be opening what they call "Transparency Centers" across the world as part of their Global Transparency Initiative. Included as part of the initiative, the information security company will provide the source code of its software – including software updates and threat-detection rules updates – for independent review