Saturday, December 7, 2019
SpearHead joins Zerofox for social media security

SpearHead Networks joins Zerofox for social media security

SpearHead Networks, an ICT security training and next-generation threat driven solutions provider in Ghana, has joined Zerofox, a cyber-security company based in Baltimore, Maryland, for a seminar in Accra. The meeting...
How to enable DNS-over-HTTPS in your browser

How to quickly enable DNS-over-HTTPS in your browser

This is a quick guide to adding another layer of security for your online activities. For those who don’t know what DNS-over-HTTPS does, it simply prevents ISP’s from seeing what DNS...
Spearhead Networks and Thycotic join hands to provide cyber-security in Ghana

Spearhead Networks and Thycotic join hands to provide cyber-security in Ghana

Cyber-security in Ghana is about to get beefed up from now as the government is instituting the Ghana Cyber Security Authority. Private companies have also joined in the fight against cybercrime...
sharing inappropriate content online to be punishable by law

Ghana will criminalise inappropriate content on the internet soon

The country is preparing to punish, by law, people who post and share inappropriate content on social media, according to the Minister of Communications, Min. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful. The Minister has said soon...
UC Browser Android users at risk

UC Browser Android users at risk!

A recent report has revealed that UC browser has gone ahead to violate policies of Google Play Store and in the process put the users of the Android version at risk. The...
Ghanaians register SIM cards

Ghanaians to re-register SIM cards by June next year

Ghanaians have to been asked to re-register SIM cards from January next year to June 2020. After the scheduled date, all currently-activated SIM cards that don’t re-register are going to be...
New Android Zero-Day vulnerability

New Android Zero-Day vulnerability found: Check out the affected smartphones

A new Android zero-day vulnerability that allows hackers to gain unauthorized access to various Android smartphones has been discovered by Google's Project Zero team. If you are using Android phones from companies...
Stream Live Sports

Illegally streaming live sports: It’s free for a reason?

The world’s biggest soccer leagues the Premier League, Serie A and La Liga are underway along with the Champions League and the IAAF World Championship in Doha. For some sports fans,...

How to prevent email trackers from tracking your emails

Do you wish to prevent email trackers from tracking your emails? Maybe you should. There is one thing about those marketing emails (those that’d be always advertising to you) that many...
GIFEC anti-extremist ICT programme in the Western Region

GIFEC is organising ICT programme in the Western Region

The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) is organising an ICT training programme for people in the Amenfi West Municipality in the Western Region. GIFEC is organising this programme with the...
Some Common Online Security Myths Busted

Some common online security myths busted

When it comes to cybersecurity, just about everyone understands that there are dangers to be faced online. So, we install antivirus software, are careful about what we download online, and set...
VLC Media player vulnerability

VLC Media Player on Windows has serious vulnerability; Update Now!

This year, as usual, there have been some reports of vulnerabilities in probably the world’s most popular media player — VLC Media Player. The latest vulnerability seems to affect the Windows,...
Comms. Ministry to employ PKI system to protect Ghana’s digital space

Comms. Ministry to employ PKI system to protect Ghana’s digital space

The Ghanaian government through the Ministry of Communications has announced that it has plans of employing a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) system to help secure the country’s digital space (i.e. the...
Nigeria N3.133trn cybercrime yearly NITDA DG

Nigeria loses N3.133trn to cybercrime yearly — NITDA DG

The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA has revealed that Nigeria loses close to N3.133 trillion to cybercrime and foreign software every year. The Director-General of the agency, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami...
Cybersecurity experts weak endpoint security

Cybersecurity experts voice out against weak endpoint security

With the several cyber-attacks happening on the endpoint devices of various organisations, cybersecurity experts have begged these organisations to improve their endpoint security. Client solution director, Dell EMC, Chris Buchanan revealed that...
Sophos cybercriminals discover targets

Sophos breaks down how cybercriminals discover soft targets

The tech lab of Frontline network and endpoint security provider, Sophos, has discovered how simple it is for cybercriminals to influence web robots a.k.a bots to locate weak targets and then...
ghana cyber security centre

Cyber Security Centre to be built in Ghana by TripleCyber and Aventura Technologies

Ghana is soon going to get a Cyber Security Centre to help combat cybercrime and cyber threats in the country. This Cyber Security Centre is going to be established by American...
GTUC cybercrime training programme

GTUC is training 1000 security personnel in ICT to fight cybercrime

The Ghana Telecom University College (GTUC) has introduced an ICT training programme for security personnel in the Eastern Region to aid them in the fight against cybercrime and its related activities....
How to protect your data from dark web criminals

How to protect your data from dark web criminals

To understand the dark web and how criminals operate on it, it is necessary to outline the difference between the surface web (or ‘clearweb’), the deep web and the dark web....

These are the most hacked passwords; be sure you are not using any

Passwords are keys to unlock online doors. We use them to log into our bank accounts, social media accounts, etc. These accounts are usually made to be used by one person,...