SA continues to be a huge target for cyber attacks with costs running into the millions, cybersecurity experts warn. This situation has been made worse by heightened threats around elections and related events. 

At the start of 2024, the World Economic Forum highlighted misinformation and disinformation as being major threats in an increasingly artificial intelligence (AI) driven world. This is against the backdrop of more than 70 elections slated around the world. The danger is that spreading false and misleading information will be a major method and mode of attack for cyber criminals. ..

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