South Africa

South Africa claims DdoS Cyber Attack from India because of PM Narender Modi

A few days ago, the Daily Maverick, a South African news outlet, published a contentious statement concerning Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. Presently, the publication alleges that it has fallen victim to a sophisticated cyber assault, purportedly originating from Indian Intelligence. Despite the allegations, official responses from the South African government and its leadership […]

Huawei data scandal in South Africa  

A news post published in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) states that Huawei with the help of Chinese intelligence has helped two South African politicians to spy on their opponents to steal their campaign’s data secrets and whereabouts. Officials from Huawei have rejected the claims made by the WSJ and said that it was the […]

Ransomware attack on Power supply leaves Johannesburg citizens in the dark

A ransomware attack which took place on the network of Johannesburg Electricity Supplier ‘City Power’ is said to have left thousands in dark without power. The company which purchases, distributes and sells power to the city’s financial hub admitted that it became a victim of a malware attack which disrupted the network of pre-paid electric […]

Liberty Insurance of South Africa becomes Cyber Attack Victim

South Africa based insurance company ‘Liberty’ has made it official that it became a victim of the cyber attack on Sunday. But the company’s CEO David Munro has assured that none of his firm’s customers have witnessed financial losses due to the possible ransomware attack. As per the details available to Cybersecurity Insiders, hackers capsized […]

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