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Yahoo Confirms Hacking of 32 Million Accounts

Looks like we can't separate Yahoo and bad news! An investigation by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has confirmed more than 32 million accounts were breached in a cookie-forging attack...
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Mobile Advertising Trojans Exploiting Super-User Rights Became the Top Mobile Malware Threat in 2016

Kaspersky Lab’s annual Mobile Virusology report has revealed that 2016 saw a near-threefold rise in mobile malware detections compared to 2015 – with a total of 8.5 million malicious installations identified.Kaspersky LabKaspersky...

Uganda, Malawi Partner to Boost e-Government, Cyber Security Capacity

The Government of Uganda has Friday morning signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Malawi aimed at boosting cyber security capacity and electronic government of the two nations. The function...

You can now lock down your Facebook page using NFC

This week, Facebook announced support for security keys, giving users the chance secure their logins with a physical device. The social network giant also built support for a more experimental NFC login...

New Report Pokes Holes in Uganda’s Cyber Security Capacity

A new report by the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre (GCSCC) has exposed loopholes in Uganda’s cyber security capacity; indicating that it’s at an embryonic state and that no concrete action...
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Study shows ‘123456’ as the Most Commonly-Used Password in 2016

Numeric combination of '123456', followed by '123456789' and 'qwerty' were the most common password used in 2016, this was according to researchers who reviewed over 10 million security codes that became public following...
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Top Security Predictions of 2017

It’s a new year, and that means there’s a different crop of security threats with which to contend. Some of these threats are from years gone by, while others are fairly...

Windows 10 gets smarter with self lock feature called ‘Dynamic Lock’

The latest Insider Preview builds of the Windows 10 Creators Update include a feature called Dynamic Lock, which will attempt to detect when you are no longer present in front of...
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No More Ransom! Check Point adds firepower to the global ransomware battle

If you didn’t know what ransomware was at the start of this year, chances are that you do now. It’s been the biggest cybersecurity story of 2016 for both businesses and...

Tech Startup Seeks To Save Economy From $1Billion In Software Glitches

A tech startup’s mission to save the economy one billion dollars has ramped up a notch after securing one of only 24 invitations to compete at Asia’s biggest fintech event this...
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Full List: Winners of the First Annual Edition of the Africa...

US based Pharmaceutical firm; Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced the winners of their first annual edition of the Africa Innovation Challenge 2017 at the Global...