Ransomware: SA among the world's biggest targets - and crooks are getting craftier

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The nature of ransomware attacks in South Africa has changed since last year.
The nature of ransomware attacks in South Africa has changed since last year.
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South Africa remains one of the countries where the greatest number of ransomware attacks are detected by global cybersecurity company Kaspersky, with ransomware threats increasing 23% in SA in the second quarter of 2021 compared to the first quarter.

Kaspersky detected 12 000 such threats in the first half of 2021.

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