Security experts have detected 2.5 million new instances of crypto-jacking malware in the second quarter of 2018, according to a report from McAfee Labs. For the record, this marks a staggering 86% growth in cryptocurrency-mining malware over the past three months. Most of the new malware originates from older crypto-jacking scripts, according...
Ecobank was on Monday award with two major awards; Best Retail Bank in Africa, and Most Innovative Retail Bank at the African Banker’s prestigious ceremony held at the Paradise Hotel in Busan, South Korea. Reports say, the bank impressed judges with the strides it has made to leverage digital financial services and...
The Big Oxmox advised her not to do so, because there were thousands of bad Commas, wild Question Marks and devious Semikoli, but the Little Blind Text didn’t listen. She packed her seven versalia, put her initial into the belt and made herself on the way. When she reached the...
Stanbic Bank has on Wednesday released its 2017 full year financial results with the bank registering a solid performance driven by the banks strategic contribution to the Ugandan economy. Announcing the results at a press briefing today Patrick Mweheire the Chief Executive said, the bank played a key role in...
Ethio Telecom has revealed that it will launch a tender in December 2015 or January 2016 aiming to enable it to upgrade infrastructure and expand mobile coverage by about 72%. The state-owned telecom says the project will mostly involve upgrading software technology, including the possible addition of 5G technology. Andualem Admassie Abate,...
The Transform Africa Summit 2013, held in Kigali, Rwanda, has honoured five young ICT entrepreneurs for developing socially transforming IT solutions who were picked from more than 500 young African ICT enthusiasts. Athgo International, a firm dedicated to empowering youth in ICT around the world, was behind the awards ceremony...
Instagram has launched a Windows Phone app finally, enabling more people to share their photos on the Facebook-owned photo-sharing social network. The move comes less than a month after company CEO and co-founder Kevin Systrom teased Windows Phone users that it would be arriving in the “coming weeks”. But while it’s great to...
Just weeks after Africa Internet Group rebranded to Jumia, the online marketplace has launched the 2016 edition of Mobile Week, dubbed ‘Mobile Week Reloaded’. Prices on a range of entry level, mid-range and high end phones have been slashed this week 18th-24th July, ONLY on Jumia. You can also get...
According to reports by CIO kenya, on Friday 19th, January 2018 hackers have breached the National Bank of Kenya systems and managed to steal Ksh 29 million (approx. 1.025 billion UGX). In a statement, the Bank confirmed the incident stating that "indeed there was an attempt fraud in normal course of...
Very soon, citizens of Kenya are going to be able to buy government bonds using their Mobile phones. This was announced by Kenya’s Treasury saying that the M-Akiba bond, the world’s first mobile-only government bond, would go on sale on Thursday after a delay of almost two years. Investors can buy in increments...