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West Africa’s fight against software piracy needs to be intensified, says Microsoft.

West Africa’s fight against software piracy needs to be intensified, says Microsoft

Technology firm says region’s government agencies and corporates need to work together.

91% of Kenyan organisations hit by cyber crime in 2013, says Kaspersky.

‘91% of global organisations hit by cyber crime in 2013’

Attacks said to be surging, according to a survey from Kaspersky Lab and B2B International.

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‘Syrian conflict spurs on Nigerian spammers’

Internet security firm Kaspersky warns of scam emails containing references to the war-torn country.

'Software piracy, lack of cyber security policy drives Kenyan cybercrime.'

'Piracy, lack of cyber security policy drives Kenyan cybercrime'

Expert from antivirus firm ESET says these two issues need to be dealt with in 2014.

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Kenyan bid to stop 'flawed' AU cybersecurity convention

A Nairobi Strathmore university centre is opposing the potential January adoption of a law that may curb internet freedoms.

‘Cybercrime to cost Kenya almost $23mn in 2013.’

‘Cybercrime to cost Kenya almost $23mn in 2013’

East African country’s ICT cabinet secretary, Dr. Fred Matiangi, released the statistics at a conference.

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‘Hackers target Kenya’s chief justice Willy Mutunga’

Statement from official’s office says his email, Twitter accounts have been compromised.

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Nigerian state to extend ghost worker biometrics initiative

Ongoing exercise in Bayelsa State could be expanded to include education and health government workers.

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Kenyan businesses face ‘cyber security threat’, says Kaspersky

Internet security software firm warns business that it needs to better protect its data.

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Nigeria kick-starts biometric BRISIN project

President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration has awarded the national security system project to Dermo Impext.

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‘Nigerian govt website hacker arrested’

Suspect accused of having hacked state security and education websites.