In East Africa
Jan 19th, 2013
The website of the Ethiopian Red Cross Society (redcrosseth.org) has been compromised and set up to host a Google phishing page. Sophos experts noticed that the site was hacked while investigating a spam campaign. The malicious emails, bearing the subject “RE: Order,” read something like this: “Thank...
Feb 10th, 2011
Phishing attacks in South Africa have trebled in the past four months, according to software security company Kaspersky. “Phishing” happens when bank clients receive emails asking them to provide information about their bank accounts – ostensibly at their bank’s request. The criminals the...