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Ghana: Banks, financial institutions most vulnerable to cyber attacks!

Reported By: STEPHEN ODOI LARBI A 2017 report on cyber security released by 3T Solutions Consulting has revealed that banks and financial institutions in Ghana are most vulnerable to cyber attacks with the researchers calling for stronger ties between public and private sectors and international organizations to combat the threat. The banking and financial institutions in

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Ghana Still at Risk!

There was a sense of alarm and dismay when some  state websites were hacked and put out of action for a  while recently.The view of a Ghanaian cyber security expert is that there could be more of such attacks on  government agencies and companies as well as on important private establishments if the nation does

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Cybersecurity report 2017: Africa in Top 10 targeted regions

As we draw closer to the end of the year, 2017 has seen more malware samples created each day than in the entire 20th Century. The targets have changed, the techniques have become more sophisticated, the attack vectors have multiplied, and the tools are more precisely designed. Attackers are meticulously studying their victims to adapt

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Ransomware, ‘malvertising’ and cryptominers dominate cyber threat landscape

Cyber criminals are increasingly turning to cryptominers to develop illegal revenue streams, while ransomware and ‘malvertising’ adware continue to impact organisations worldwide. This is according to the H2 2017 Global Threat Intelligence Trends report, released by global cyber security solutions provider Check Point Software Technologies. The company hosted its annual security event CPX 360 in Barcelona this week and announced the

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Massive cyber attacks slated for 2018 will make Petya WannaCry

Massive cyber attacks slated for 2018 will make Petya WannaCry Johannesburg –  The past year’s devastating cyber attacks could soon be dwarfed, with new and better coordinated attacks in 2018 looming large. Cybersecuity firm Check Point said technology users should prepare for larger, orchestrated worldwide outbreaks as hackers devise new strategies to cash in on