Information Security

Total 112 Posts

Increase in SIM swap fraud across Africa

In South Africa, SIM swap fraud more than doubled in the last year, according a report of South African Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC).

Cameroon moves towards addressing cyber risk

A 3-day Cyber Risk Assessment workshop was organised to train IT experts in strategic state institutions in Cameroon to establish an inventory of critical cyber risks.

Millions of Instagram user passwords were stored in plaintext

Millions of Instagram user passwords were stored in plain text, Facebook admits.

How fraudsters made money by intercepting e-mails

Consumers suffer huge financial losses as fraudsters intercept e-mails.

The pain of the password

Password breaches are all too common nowadays and the biggest challenge is to keep a different complex password for every website or app.

Defending against cyberattacks

Despite the uncertainties – and dangers – of retaliating against suspected cyberattackers, a surprising number of companies and countries are exploring doing just that.

How secure is your VPN

Virtual private network companies make lots of promising claims about their services. Most people don't have the skills to double-check their providers. So this group of researchers did the testing.