Many security experts are warning us that the African soil is the next big target for cybercriminals.
Government and commercial services are being attacked by hackers on a daily basis. The problem arose as more and more people got access to the internet. A massive number of new websites is popping up every day, but the biggest question is – are they safe enough? One of the hottest topics today is whether security professionals in Africa are moving fast enough to beat cybercriminals.
You can’t find a person that, at some point, didn’t receive the infamous e-mail of an African prince looking for his successor, promising millions of dollars to you, only if you click on the link in the e-mail. These kinds of scams were extremely popular a few years ago. However, hackers have evolved over time, and they are using more sophisticated methods.
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Source: Smart Energy International