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African countries “vulnerable” to cybercrime – Interpol

A new Interpol report will assist African agencies charged with combatting cybercrime to better understand major threats and formulate a co-ordinated regional response. Cybercrimes, the...

ISS: When digital vigilantism turns into cybercrime

Press reports surrounding the beheading of a French school teacher in Paris on 16 October have revealed that both he and his school were...

ISS: Cybercrime in Nigeria demands public-private action

Cyberattacks have increased in Nigeria in the wake of COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns. The country’s 2015 cybercrimes law may not be adequate to reduce the vulnerability...

Fighting cybercrime in a connected world

In an increasingly inter-connected world, the impacts of cybercrime can be far-reaching, fast moving and devastating to victims. To address the challenges for police face...

Police smash ‘GozNym’ cybercrime network that stole $100 million

Police in six countries have dismantled a complex cybercrime network that operated from Eastern Europe and fleeced victims - including small businesses and charities...

Law against cybercrime on Kenya statute book

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta signed a new law outlawing abuse of people on social media but which critics say could be exploited...

True impact of cyber crime unknown

The true amount of money that SA loses to cyber crime every year is not known, says security expert and Wolfpack Information...

Bullets and buzzwords fly at Land Forces Africa 2013

As an official media partner, defenceWeb was present at the Land Forces Africa 2013 conference outside Pretoria, where we captured the bullets...