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    Fears of an internet shutdown on the rise in Nigeria

    February 13, 2019 • Features, Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Fears of an internet shutdown on the rise in Nigeria

    With less than a week until the Nigerian election, there are mounting fears that access to the internet and social media services could soon be restricted. The run-up to the vote, which will be held on February 16th, has been plagued by rumours that there are...

  • Hackers gained access to some 14,000 credit card numbers in Chile and published them on social media, the government said late Wednesday.

    Chile reports hack of 14,000 credit cards

    July 27, 2018 • Finance, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Chile reports hack of 14,000 credit cards

    According to the Chile government, hackers have gained access to some 14,000 credit card numbers in Chile and published them on social media. The government’s bank regulatory agency said the hack was carried out by a mysterious group called the Shadow...

  • NSA spied on Huawei

    March 24, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on NSA spied on Huawei

    Over the weekend it was revealed through classified documents that the US’ National Security Agency (NSA) spied on Chinese telecommunications manufacturer Huawei. According to documents provided by whistler-blower Edward Snowden, it was revealed that the...

  • Over that NSA surveillance hype? Here’s why you shouldn’t be

    March 13, 2014 • FeaturesComments Off on Over that NSA surveillance hype? Here’s why you shouldn’t be

    Last year, when Edward Snowden dropped the revelation that the United States National Security Agency was peering into the private data of individuals and companies, the world sat up and took notice. All the hype that security companies had been generating...

  • Deep web: what search engines do not see

    January 27, 2014 • FeaturesComments Off on Deep web: what search engines do not see

    Ask any tech-savvy internet traveller, and they will probably tell you that they know the internet pretty well. With the help of powerful search engines such as Google, Yahoo and Bing, locating relevant and meaningful information has become a lot easier....

  • Key security incidents that shaped the threat landscape in 2013

    December 3, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on Key security incidents that shaped the threat landscape in 2013

    Some of the revelations of the past year raised questions about the way we use the Internet nowadays and the type of risks we face. In 2013 advanced threat actors have continued large-scale operations, and cyber-mercenaries, specialist APT groups “for...

  • Apple co-founder Wozniak supports NSA whistleblower

    June 21, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said in an interview with CNN’s Piers Morgan on Thursday 20 June that he supports people like former NSA c0ntractor Edward Snowden. Snowden released information into the public domain by contacting two newspapers and...