Kenya’s Computer & Cybercrimes Bill to introduce stiffer penalties for cybercriminals

The Kenya government is in the final steps to introduce stiff penalties to cybercriminals if its latest bill passes parliament and gets presidential assent into law. “We have the Computer and Cybercrimes... Read more »

NaijaSecCon: Nigeria’s Premier Cybersecurity Conference + Hackathon to Hold in May

With the rising cyber security issues in the country, Nigeria Security Conference 2017 (NaijaSecCon17) is poised to educate the participants on how to keep themselves secure. According to organisers, the conference, which... Read more »

How to stay secure on public Wi-Fi.

As more and more people are getting online with mobile devices, most of them cannot afford either fixed line connections at home, or they can afford very limited mobile data packages, hence ... Read more »

How firms can use Mimecast to prevent ransomware, data leaks & impersonation attacks

In early 2016, John Ngugi, an IT support manager at a local firm received an email from his boss with a PDF attachment marked ‘congratulations’ and everyone could see the joy on... Read more »

Communications Authority of Kenya Says Not Planning to Spy On Mobile Phone Users

The Communications Authority of Kenya denies plans to use the yet to be installed Device Management System to spy on its users after various media platforms reported so. The CA denies that... Read more »

Don’t use same password for multiple accounts, Sophos warns Yahoo users

Security firm Sophos has prepared the following “best practices” to help guide people who think they may be affected this new disclosure of a Yahoo data breach: eing aware of any data... Read more »

Malware attacks increased in October-Report

Check Point’s Threat Intelligence Research Team has revealed that the number of malware attacks increased in October, with both the number of active malware families and number of attacks increasing by 5%... Read more »