Tag: Cyber security

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Unsolicited Subscription Prompts Puzzle Safaricom Customers

Safaricom customers are puzzled by the rise of unsolicited subscription prompts. While this has been happening sporadically since the start of the year, the...
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ICT Ministry Seeks Collaboration to Address Cyber Security Challenges

The private sector brings innovation, agility, and specialized knowledge while the public sector which drives digital transformation possesses the regulatory authority and a broader...
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Anonymous Sudan: Dissecting The Recent Cyber Attacks On Kenya Infrastructure

Recent cyberattacks waged on Kenya's online infrastructure have left various Government and privately owned services crippled as many citizens question the country's level of...
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Anonymous Sudan Continues DDoS Attacks On Kenyan Infrastructure

Anonymous Sudan has over the past few days engaged in Distributed-Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against Kenyan infrastructure. The group has claimed to have...
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Cyberthreats in Kenya Worryingly Increase by Two Fold Last Quarter

Cyberthreats are an ever looming problem in the Internet-focused life that we are used to in this day and age. We have bodies with...

Cisco 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report: Defenses to Leverage AI and Machine Learning Tools

Sometime last week, technology corporation Cisco released its 11th 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report. Most pointers of the report described the sophisticated nature of modern...

Security Flaw in 3G and 4G Networks Allows Hackers to Track Your Phone’s Location

When 3G was phasing out 2G networks, one of the main advantages of the new technology was that, unlike 2G cell protocol whose encryption...

“Petya” Virus Probably a Cyber Attack Against Ukraine and Not Ransomware

Following the spread of the initially thought to be ransomware, Petya, security analysts have a theory that Petya might not be a virus after...
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A New Wave of Ransomware Cyber Attack is Spreading Around the World

Yup, its only been one month since the WannaCry cyber attack was stopped and we already have a second go at a similar attack. This...

Official Kenya Government Emails Used to Send Out Spam Messages

When you think of spam messages, the government is not the first thing that comes to your mind, well until now. A UK-based blog,...

Here’s What You Need to Know About the WannaCry Ransomware Cyber Attack

A ransomware is a malicious software that infects a computer and restricts the user to get access to the computer until a ransom is...

How Hedge Fund Lost 1.2 Million Dollars In Phone Scam

INFORMATION SECURITY. This is an issue that the world is currently grappling with,even becoming a topic of discussion during the G8 meeting in Germany....

Security firm offers ¥ 1 million up to young cyber security buffs

Lac Co. wants to raise the Japan's profile in responding to cyber security incidences. On the table is a grant of ¥ 1 million,...

EFF Part of Team To Appeal Andrew Auernheimer Case

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is joining Andrew 'Weev' Auernheimer's legal team which will be presenting an appeal before the Third Circuit Court of...

University of Nairobi gets Featured on Pastebin Courtesy of @DARWINARE

Going by @DARWINARE on Twitter, a 19 year old hacker breached the University of Nairobi's servers last week. The hacker has compromised other servers...

Highlights of AITEC East Africa Summit – Security Panel Discussion

There were two parts to this discussion. The first: How does cloud computing influence information security and how should we embrace it regionally? Part...

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