Cyber security

SophosAI unveils 4 open AI developments to counter cyberattacks

SophosAI unveils 4 open AI developments to counter cyberattacks

Sophos has announced four new open Artificial Intelligence (AI) developments to help broaden and sharpen the industry’s defences against cyberattacks. The new developments include datasets, tools and methodologies designed to advance industry collaboration and cumulative innovation. This move accelerates a key Sophos objective to open its data science breakthroughs and make the use of AI […]
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KECOBO secures landmark court order against InternetService Providers

KECOBO secures landmark court order against Internet Service Providers

A recent study by Kaspersky indicates that Kenya is now Africa’s easiest target for cybercriminals. According to the report, the East African country accounted for more than 1 out of every 2 million online attacks on the continent. Irdeto, the world leader in digital platform security, estimated that content piracy cost government and the creative […]
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Brazilian banking malware goes global, now targeting smartphone users

Brazilian banking malware goes global, now targeting smartphone users

A banking trojan is targeting mobile app users in Brazil – and researchers warn that its operator has big plans to expand abroad. A new banking trojan has been discovered targeting Android users, with the capabilities to spy on 153 mobile apps from various banks, cryptocurrencies and exchanges. Researchers describe the banking trojan, called Ghimob, […]
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How to check if your Android of iPhone device is fake in Kenya

How to check if your Android or iPhone device is fake in Kenya

There are numerous cellphone manufacturers producing counterfeit or copies of mobile phones which usually appear very genuine but are of very low quality. You should only buy a phone made by a trusted manufacturer and ensure that you check the phone’s specific model number, available colours, features, what software and hardware come included and if […]
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OKash, Opesa loan apps accused of violating Google Play policies

OKash, Opesa loan apps accused of violating Google Play policies

The browser market sees heavy dominance from Google Chrome across the board, much to the detriment of other browsers and the underlying competition in the market. This dominance and the declining user base has forced several browser entities to explore alternative models of revenue. Opera, which has a browser market share of 2.28% as of December […]
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Steps SMEs can take to improve their cyber security

Steps SMEs can take to improve their cyber security

By Winston Ritson Digital transformation has brought with it a massive increase in cyber activity, and attacks present a real, and present danger to people and organisations across the globe. Add in a global crisis like COVID19, where most people ended up working from home in potentially unsecure environments, and you have the perfect storm […]
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