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Hackers Demanding For Ransom Claim to Have one of Disney’s Upcoming Movies

According to US media reports, Disney Chairman and CEO; Robert Iger said, on Monday hackers claim to have access to one of the company's unreleased movies and are currently demanding a huge...
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Rwanda Government Moves to Strengthen Cyber Security amid Attacks on Over 150 Countries

Rwanda government through the Rwanda Information Society Authority (RISA) has pledged stronger cooperation with the public in enhancing cyber security for all computers in the country. The announcement comes after an alert...

AMADEUS hosts East Africa’s first Travel Cyber Security Forum

A recent investigation by Cisco found that 75% of companies are affected by adware infections (of 130 organizations sampled). With cyber-attacks becoming a growing threat worldwide, Amadeus East Africa in collaboration with...

Google Rolls Out Enhanced Anti-Phishing Security Checks in Gmail for Android

Google on Wednesday introduced a new security feature for Gmail on Android that makes it easier for users to protect themselves against phishing attempts. Starting this week, when you click a suspicious link...
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Kenya to Use Biometric Technology in their Upcoming Presidential Elections in August

In a bid to host free, credible and fair 2017 Presidential elections in Kenya, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) in Kenya - according to a report we attained, announced that...
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Algerian Police to Supervise Installation of Uganda’s CCTV Cameras

Uganda Police has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Algerian National Police to ensure cooperation between the two forces in combating criminality and keeping order in the two countries. In...

Oculeus improves the fraud protect for African telcos

Telecom fraud is an ongoing problem. Telcos across Africa, like many regions in the world, are struggling to keep pace with fast moving and always changing tactics of criminals committing telecom...

Kaspersky Lab Launches New Partner Program to Drive Business Growth for Security MSPs in...

Kaspersky Lab has launched a new partner program in Africa, aimed at managed service providers (MSPs) that already offer security services or would like to add them to their current portfolio. The...
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Parliament of Rwanda Passes a Cyber Security Bill

Members of the Lower Chamber of Parliament have passed the draft law establishing the National Cyber Security Authority (NCSA) and determining its responsibilities, organisation and functioning. The Bill establishing NSCA was initially...
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Makerere Lecturer Dr. Stella Nyanzi Charged with Cyber Harassment

Makerere University Research fellow Dr. Stella Nyanzi has been charged with cyber harassment and offensive talk against President Yoweri Museveni and the first family. The charges arise from a series of Facebook...
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Uganda’s top Pension body, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has rolled out a transaction alert service for her members. The development was revealed by...

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UCC And Sponsors Name Winners of the 2017 ACIA Awards

Following their past ACIA annual summits, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) on Wednesday May, 24th 2017 kicked off their 7th annual edition of the Annual Communication Innovation...