Safaricom goes toe-to-toe with banks

Safaricom spars
with banks

Telco launches savings
plan in Kenya.

Thursday, Dec 12th

Mobile money fraud ‘on the rise’ in Kenya.

Mobile money fraud ‘on the rise’ in Kenya

Fraudsters targeting users and merchants, says service providers association.

Zambian minister warns against online porn and cybercrime.

Zambian minister warns against online porn, cybercrime

In Zambia cybercrime and watching porn carry a sentence of no less than two years in jail.

Wikileaks’ Julian Assange talks about spying in SA.

WikiLeaks’ Assange talks about SA spying

Founder of the whistleblowing website says South Africa has a large surveillance industry.

Corruption is main cause of cybercrime in SA.

‘Corruption is main cause of cybercrime in SA’

Scammable humans are South Africa’s biggest threat, says a special investigating unit expert.

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Algeria has Africa's highest malware levels

African countries dominate the list where users face local and web security threats.

Expert criticises SA govt officials’ risky email use.

Expert criticises SA govt officials’ risky email use

Government isn’t shy of using Gmail, Yahoo or iCloud addresses, opening them up to hacking.

Angola adopts financial crime screening tech.

Angola adopts financial crime screening tech

Country's central bank is the fourth in Africa to adopt SWIFT technology that screens customers.

Africa lacks in computer emergency response team readiness.

Africa lacks computer emergency response team readiness

Computer Emergency Response Team websites of three African nations are offline.

Swedish video surveillance firm eyes African expansion.

Swedish video surveillance firm eyes African expansion

Axis Communications is looking to partner with Interdist Alliances in East, West Africa.

Gemalto wins Algeria e-passport contract.

Gemalto wins Algeria e-passport contract

Deal ensures passports have better protective seals and that they are produced quicker.

South Korean firm wins Uganda voter biometric deal.

South Korean firm wins Uganda voter biometric deal

Firm called Suprema is set to provide several thousand of its scanners for citizen identification.