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CRITICAL ALERT TO COMPUTER USERS

Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority is aware of number of reported incidents of widely spread computer malicious software named WannaCry Ransomware that infects computer files. The infection has affected several thousands of computers world wide as of Saturday 12th May 2017. Ransomware is a type of malicious software family that infects …

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Ongoing use of Windows Vista, IE8 poses huge threats to Enterprises

The Duo security company has released a report that highlights the high number of users still operating outdated Windows operating systems and unsupported browsers, “The 2016 Duo Trusted Access Report”. The use of Windows Vista, IE8 poses huge threats as it exposes both users and organizations into security breaches, users …

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The National Child Helpline – 116

C-Sema in 14th June 2013 launched a free telephone service available across all networks in United Republic of Tanzania that uses a short code 116. The service namely Child Helpline is for children in need of care and protection to voice their concerns to policy and decision-makers. C-Sema has released …

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Yahoo Data Breach

Yahoo has confirmed a data breach that might have involved around 500 million yahoo user accounts. Yahoo announced on 22nd September 2016 that in 2014, a cyber-attack believed to be state sponsored which managed to obtain information of users including names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, and hashed …

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Taarifa Kwa Umma

 Katika siku za hivi karibuni kumekuwa na taarifa za kuwepo kwa Programu (Application) ya simu ikijulikana kama SOFTBOX TANZANIA iliyosemekana iko kwenye Google PLAYSTORE. Ilidaiwa kuwa program (Application) hiyo ya SOFTBOX TANZANIA ilikuwa na uwezo wa kunasa au kuingilia mazungumzo ya simu, ujumbe mfupi pamoja na mawasiliano ya WhatsApp kutoka …

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Symantec Issues ‘2015 Internet Security Threat Report’

Symantec Corporation has issued its Symantec 2015 Internet Security Threat Report. From social media vulnerabilities to digital extortion, the 2015 Symantec Internet Security Threat Report leverages an unparalleled amount of data and is the resource you need to quickly uncover digital threats. Read More

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Flaws in WordPress ecommerce Plugin Expose over 5,000 Websites

More than 5000 electronic commerce (eCommerce) websites running wordpress have been exposed due to the flaw in a plugin. Researchers at High-Tech Bridge have identified several vulnerabilities in TheCartPress, an eCommerce plugin installed on more than 5,000 WordPress websites.  According to experts, the plugin is plagued by security holes that …

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Tech Trends 2013 – No such thing as hacker proof

Many organisations may have a false sense of security resulting from their investments in non-agile security tools and processes they have relied on for years. Yet firewalls, antivirus, intrusion detection systems (IDS) and intrusion prevention systems (IPS) are increasingly less effective as attackers leverage encryption and other innovative techniques to …

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cybersecurity Trends for 2014

Following the well-publicized mass looting of data from Target Inc. in late 2013, most companies are devoting renewed energy to bolstering their cybersecurity measures. The awareness that digital information is at risk extends across businesses of all sizes as well as to private citizens, who have become much less complacent …

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senate cybersecurity report a horror story

Last week the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee’s minority staff released a 19-page assessment titled “The Federal Government’s Track Record on Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure.” Retiring Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., sponsored the assessment. The footnoted assessment draws on more than 40 agency audits and inspector general reviews. Coburn’s …

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