“Massive” cyber attack crashes African Union’s system

Cyber attackers prey on the African Union (AU), resulting in the unscheduled suspension of its systems. The Reporter got a copy of an internal memo that said an attack on the AU data center started last week, making services and applications unavailable.

Sources say that more than 200 corrupted devices have been found and are being cleaned up at a facility outside AU headquarters. The cloud-based data is secure, but staff were unable to access it.

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Source: The Reporter