Cybercriminals are now targeting online users through the add-ons that pop up on their digital screens with experts warning that threats have risen over 59 percent in the first half of this year compared to the whole of 2021.
Fraudsters replace and take over the customer line.
Identity theft can be categorized into various sections, one of them being Sim Swap Fraud.
Fraudsters go to the extent of registering an existing number on a new SIM card in order to intercept notifications, one-time passwords, online banking profile and transactions as well as changing the account security settings.
CIOs and their companies have been recognised at the 13th edition of the Africa CIO100 Awards. The event, held at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort and Spa, saw more than 300 CIOs, senior IT professionals, business executives congregate in Mombasa on 18 – 19th November to learn, share knowledge, and recognise their peers who have performed well in the industry.