InfoSecSherpa’s Africa InfoSec News Round Up for Week Ending December 21, 2021

  1. The secret Uganda deal that has brought NSO to the brink of collapse
    (Financial Times, December 21st)
  2. Ghana government agency suffers massive data breach
    (CAJ News Africa, December 21st)
  3. Basil Read South Africa’s latest target of cyberattack
    (Fin24, December 21st)
  4. Why Does Rule of Law Matter for Security Sector Effectiveness in Africa?
    (Africa Center for Strategic Studies, December 16th)
  5. Bureau Veritas hit by cybersecurity attack
    (Moneyweb South Africa, December 21st)
  6. Prominent Egyptian opposition activist’s phone hacked — watchdog
    (Reuters, December 17th)
  7. Japan donates cyber equipment to Zimbabwe police
    (NewsDay, December 16th)
  8. Variant of Phorpiex botnet used for cryptocurrency attacks in Ethopia, Nigeria, India and more
    (ZDNet, December 16th)
  9. This type of banking fraud is becoming more common in South Africa
    (Business Tech, December 20th)
  10. A Zimbabwean Data Protection Act to rule them all. Or not
    (Techpoint Africa, December 17th)
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