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Mobile fraud could cost Africa over US$5bn this year

Today clickjacking and malicious app are the two most common forms of mobile fraud
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Infographic: Cyber security in an evolving digital landscape

How to create a strong security framework for mitigating risks.
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Cameroon on alert as separatists threaten to target telecommunications infrastructure

Minister of Defence Joseph Beti Assomo said there was credible intelligence that pointed to planned destruction of towers belonging to MNOs.
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Internet blackout may have cost Uganda US$9m

NetBlocks, a digital rights organisation estimates the impact on digital services, including mobile money.
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CrowdStrike Services Cyber Front Lines Report reveals widespread remote work has broad-reaching effects on cybersecurity

Dramatic effects on how attackers targeted organisations and how defenders reacted, especially with the accelerated adoption of cloud infrastructure.
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Human fallibility – the weakest link in cyber security

South African banks, financial institutions and corporations will need to re-evaluate their cybersecurity infrastructure on three fronts, namely: people, policy and technology says Yash Pillay of Trend Micro.
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Zambia readies new cyber security policy but pundits not convinced

Blogger organisation concerned policy could be manipulated by government.
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PIN condemns Uganda internet shutdown

Digital rights group violation of regional and international standards on freedom of expression and access to information.
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Uganda takes swipe at social media

Despite appeals, pressure from the public, officials have ordered shut down of various applications and platforms ahead of election.
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Uganda’s President urged to protect digital communication

Over 54 organisations write to Museveni over possible internet shutdown.
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Facebook blocks Uganda accounts ahead of elections

Social network cites Coordinated Inauthentic Behaviour.
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Cyber attacks spike in healthcare amid COVID-19 second wave

Check Point finds a further 45% increase in attacks targeting healthcare organisations globally, since the start of November last year.