Category Archives: Africa

French-speaking cybercriminals continue attacks on African banks

A cybercrime group believed responsible for a series of thefts targeting African banks continued its attacks on financial institutions on the continent well into 2022, according new research from Symantec. In a report released Thursday, researchers at Symantec reported that the group, which it tracks as “Bluebottle,” carried out attacks on African banks as late […]

FBI, CISA, Cyber Command take aim at cyber-espionage by Iran’s MuddyWater group

U.S. and U.K. government agencies called out Iranian government-affiliated hackers Thursday, accusing them of being behind cyber-espionage targeting the defense, local government, oil and natural gas and telecommunications sectors across the globe. The joint alert points a finger at MuddyWater, which the U.S. government for the first time last month attributed directly to Tehran. In […]

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