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CYBER CRIME: Head’s up Africa. You’ve Been Phished.

CYBER CRIME: Head’s up Africa. You’ve Been Phished.

AFRICA, Business, WORLD
Of all the countries surveyed, Kenyans (75%) and South Africans (74%) were the most concerned about the risk of cyber crimeJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, February 19, 2020/ -- Key findings:53% of Africans surveyed think that trusting emails from people they know is good enough; 28% have fallen for a phishing email and 50% have had a malware infection; 64% don’t know what ransomware is and yet believe they can easily identify a security threat; 52% don’t know what multi-factor authentication is.The 2019 KnowBe4 (http://www.KnowBe4.com) African Report across South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, Egypt, Morocco, Mauritius and Botswana has found that people living on the continent are not prepared for the cyber threat. 65% of respondents across all eight countries are concerned about cyb...