Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
smartphone use

Figures expected to
double by 2025.

Friday, Oct 19th

anchacks

Hackers Anonymous Africa target ANC website

Group says it has disrupted the South African political party's website with a DDoS attack.

IT security

Nigeria makes inroads in cybercrime war

The country has a reputation of cybercriminals who are always on the prowl to defraud people.

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South Africa ‘ill-prepared’ for cyber attacks

Hacktivist group Ghost Shell’s hacking of top SA firms’ websites has left an expert worried.

NigerianPorts

Nigeria tightens access control into ports

Only port users with an electronic pass or valid ID cards would be allowed into the ports. 

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Samsung Mobile Nigeria Facebook page restored after hack

Strangely worded updates littered the firm’s social network presence this week.

zambiantechstory

Bank of Zambia computers 'go missing'

Equipment alleged to have contained ‘highly confidential information’.

cyberfraud

Cyber crime on the rise, says HP

Cost and frequencies of cyber attacks have increased for the third straight year.

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One in three PCs infected by malware, says IDC

Meanwhile, three out of 10 business computers may also be exposed to malicious software.

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‘Insider cyber attacks on the rise in Kenya’

More employees are stealing sensitive digital information in the East African nation than ever before.