Safaricom foils cyber attack on M-Pesa platform

Friday 7 April 2017 | 11:21 CET | News
Kenyan operator Safaricom has said that hackers have attempted to intercept its system with the intention of gaining access to customer funds on its mobile money transfer platform, M-Pesa. The operator termed the breach as an elaborate cyber crime fraud attempt. Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore said the firm's risk management unit detected the intrusion and immediately escalated the incident to the security agencies.

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Companies: Safaricom
Countries: Kenya
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