Category Archive : Algeria

Kaspersky Report Parses African Cybercrime Trends

New data released this week by Kaspersky shows even Africa is not immune from cyber attacks.

While not considered a hotbed of financial opportunity, many African countries are seeing attacks at rates similar to the global average of one out of every 10 computers in 2020. Overall, the continent is seeing rates slightly below that 10 per cent figure though in Liberia, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco they are higher.

“Generally speaking, and based on our research, Africa has the same hit rate…

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Africa experiencing cyberattacks comparable to other parts of world

About 10% of computers experienced at least one malware attack in 2020, research by cybersecurity multinational Kaspersky shows.

In some African countries, including South Africa, the figure was only slightly under the global 10% average, making the African region comparable to that of North America or Europe in terms of cyberattacks, the firm notes.

In some parts of the continent, in countries like Liberia, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco, Kaspersky has seen a slightly higher rate, while…

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Forex Today: U.S. Dollar Hits 8-Month High

(MENAFN – Daily Forex)

  • Increasing fears over the economic impact of measures which seem more likely to be necessary to prevent the spread of the Delta variant are hitting global markets. Risky assets such as stock markets and cryptocurrencies fell again yesterday, although the Asian session has seen a small recovery. Global stocks and commodities are mostly lower with the exception of the S & P 500 Index which bounced back yesterday.

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Universities Prefer Immigrant Blacks, Black Americans Are Being Replaced

Where are all the African American college students going? African American enrollment at colleges and universities, especially Ivy League schools, is dropping while enrollment by Black U.S. immigrants is increasing.

According to former Black Panther Party leader, Professor Kathleen Cleaver, universities and colleges prefer immigrant Black students. Cleaver was the communications secretary of the Black Panther Party in the 1960s before going into exile in 1969 in Algeria and…

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Cyberattacks in Africa comparable to other parts of the globe, says Kaspersky

With digital transformation a top priority on the corporate agenda as companies identify new ways to grow their business, cyber attackers and opportunist cybercriminals remain very active. And although Africa is not necessarily considered a focus area for the more sophisticated types of cybercriminal activity such as targeted attacks or advanced persistent threats (APTs), the continent is certainly not immune to these or other types of…

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Oil Price Fundamental Weekly Forecast – Increased OPEC+ Supply, COVID- related Demand Worries Weigh on Prices

U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are edging lower on Monday, but clawing back some of its earlier losses. Sellers are responding to the news that OPEC and its allies reached an agreement to raise its output levels. While some traders are expressing concerns about a crude surplus because of the decision, others are worried that demand could decline at the same time because of the rise in COVID-19 infections.

At 08:08 GMT, September WTI crude oil…

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Tunisia puts military on vaccination duty as cases soar | World

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Citizenship for sale: fugitives, politicians and disgraced businesspeople buying Vanuatu passports | Vanuatu

A controversial “golden passports” scheme run by the Pacific nation of Vanuatu saw more than 2,000 people, including a slew of disgraced businesspeople and individuals sought by police in countries all over the world, purchase citizenship in 2020 – and with it visa-free access to the EU and UK, the Guardian can reveal.

Among those granted citizenship were a Syrian businessman with US sanctions against his businesses, a suspected North Korean politician, an Italian businessman accused of…

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Chase teams with Tock to support restaurant recovery – Yahoo Canada Finance

Chase teams with Tock to support restaurant recovery  Yahoo Canada Finance

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First National e-Conference on “Regulation of Cryptocurrency in India” by RGNCLC, NLIU, Bhopal

Concept Note

The power to regulate currency in a modern sovereign State is either with the Government or the Central Bank. A private decentralised cryptocurrency is neither issued by the State nor regulated by the State. Therefore, more than 8500 cryptocurrencies globally with a market Capitalisation of more than USD One Trillion do not have legal tender.

However, these cryptocurrencies are being used as money for trade and commerce, even when they do not fulfil the three essential…

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