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Computer Virus Cripples UK Hospital System

Citing a computer virus outbreak, a hospital system in the United Kingdom has canceled all planned operations and diverted major trauma cases to neighboring facilities. The incident came as U.K. leaders detailed a national… Read more »

Hackers offering bulk discount to unlock encrypted MedStar data

The hackers who locked up data on MedStar’s computers this week are demanding ransom to begin unlocking it — and they’re offering a bulk discount to release all of it,… Read more »

FBI investigating cyber attack at MedStar Health

Suspected cyber attack at MedStar Health Hackers attacked the computer system at MedStar Health on Monday, forcing thousands of employees in the state’s second-largest health care provider to resort to… Read more »

Kenya goverment to spend Sh13bn in war against hackers

Technology firms and insurers are among those set to benefit as government bolsters its 2016 cyber defence budget by 15 per cent to Sh13 billion underlining the rising threat posed… Read more »

Rising threat of cyber-attacks puts Kenyan companies on the edge

As you are read this, a local organisation’s internal system is being hacked. Alarming statistics show that 30 companies suffer cyber-attack daily in Kenya. And what is even more worrying… Read more »

Senators question Kenya Airways IT security after security breaches

Kenya Airways management will be required to appear before the Senate within two weeks after they failed to convince the committee inquiring into its affairs over whether its IT system… Read more »

Stung by hackers, Kenyan government moves to standardise ICT systems

State agencies and ministries have been ordered to streamline their ICT systems with a view to check the rising cases of cybercrime. A circular from the Office of the President… Read more »

It is a hackers’ paradise out there as Kenyans bare their all online

On a chilly Friday evening in August last year, Hughes Okinda walked into an ATM to withdraw some money before he could travel to his rural home. He walked into… Read more »

Kenya hosts Comesa hub to fight cyber crime

Kenya has been picked to host a centre to coordinate the fight against cyber crime in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa region. This follows the appointment of… Read more »

Kenya faces cyberspace insecurity

Kenya’s insecure cyberspace continues to expose the country to new and emerging threats, cyberspace experts have warned. Cybercrime security analyst and researcher Lendsey Achudi said Kenya is among countries quick… Read more »

Chinese hackers access data of 4 million US federal employees

Chinese hackers stole the personal information of 4.1 million current and former federal employees in one of the largest-ever breaches of a U.S. government computer network, federal officials revealed Thursday…. Read more »

REPORT: Russia hacked the White House

How the U.S. thinks Russians hacked the White House Russian-hired hackers breached an unclassified White House system and pilfered information about President Barack Obama’s daily schedule and communications Russian hackers… Read more »

Girl who turned down job offers at Facebook and Google in favour of homeland cybersecurity in Kenya

Lendsey Achudi has always dreamt of a career in technology or cybersecurity fields, and has been involved in organising international forums where issues of technology and entrepreneurship are discussed. About… Read more »

Hackers for hire – website lets you PAY someone to break into your partner’s social media account

Whether you want to access your spouse’s Facebook account, wipe away some bad records or improve your online gaming score – there’s a hacker that’ll do it for you. This… Read more »

Kenya religious radio station Hope FM infiltrated by unknown people

Kenya’s popular religious radio station, Hope FM’s frequency was on Tuesday night infiltrated by unknown people sparking uproar on social media as Kenyans expressed their shock. Listeners said the radio… Read more »