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October 27, 2017 2:52 PM 22 million mobile money users is a catalyst for fraud

Mobile money regulator, Bank of Ghana (BoG) has identified the overwhelming growth in mobile money wallets/accounts, over the last two years, as the main attraction for fraudsters. Director of Payment Systems at the Central Bank, Dr. Setor Amediku disclosed that as of today, there are over 22 million mobile money accounts as against 11.6 million regular 75

October 27, 2017 12:22 PM Growing mobile money accounts attracting fraudsters

Mobile money regulator, Bank of Ghana (BoG), has identified the overwhelming growth in mobile money wallets/accounts, over the last two years, as the main attraction for fraudsters. Director of Payment Systems at the Central Bank, Dr. Setor Amediku, disclosed that currently there are over 22 million mobile money accounts as against 11.6 million regular 80

October 24, 2017 3:03 PM US committed to Ghana’s strengthening of cybersecurity

The United States (US) is committed to supporting Ghana to strengthen its cyber security capacity to enable Ghanaians to educate themselves through internet access to compete in the 21st century economy. Mr Robert P. Jackson, the US Ambassador to Ghana, explained that this would help lift Ghana’s economy to new heights. “I am pleased that the government 65

October 24, 2017 6:24 AM Cybersecurity Adviser outlines Ghana’s cybersecurity readiness

Mr Albert Antwi-Boasiako, the Cybersecurity Adviser, Ministry of Communications, has outlined five key broad objectives towards improving Ghana’s cybersecurity readiness. Speaking at the opening of the National Cybersecurity Week 2017 Celebration in Accra, Mr Antwi-Boasiako said these objectives were the drivers to secure Ghana’s digital journey 49

October 15, 2017 5:49 AM 5 best practices in cybersecurity for businesses

2017 was the year when cyber attacks finally became front-page fodder for Indian news media. It is little surprise that this coincided with the country becoming the second largest smartphone market. The lure of India for cybercriminals has never been as high and with the government embarking on their massive digital transformation project, it will become 59

August 31, 2017 1:03 PM U.S.-China mission rushes bomb-grade nuclear fuel out of Africa

ACCRA AND BEIJING—Dan Peng steps onto a narrow steel frame just above a 6-meter-deep pool, which holds a nuclear reactor about to go critical. Clad in a lab coat with a pocket radiation dosimeter, sweating in the stifling reactor hall here on the outskirts of Ghana's capital, the young nuclear physicist edges out to a tube jutting above the water's surface 122

July 31, 2017 11:41 PM President Trump silent on Russia after Putin announced expulsion of U.S. diplomats

President Trump said nothing Monday in response to Russia’s planned expulsion of hundreds of American diplomats, announced over the weekend by President Vladi­mir Putin. “Right now we’re reviewing our options, and when we have something to say on it, we’ll let you know,” White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday after Trump’s silence 20

July 19, 2017 9:22 PM Apple’s latest security patch fixes a bug that lets hackers take over your phone via Wi-Fi

Apple released its newest security update today in the form of iOS 10.3.3. As is standard, the update patches multiple vulnerabilities, including some that could have allowed for remote code execution, aka an attacker doing things on your device that you don't want and without your knowledge. This time around, Apple has also patched a bug that would 54

July 12, 2017 8:40 PM Verizon data of 6 million users leaked online

Verizon confirmed on Wednesday the personal data of 6 million customers has leaked online. The security issue, uncovered by research from cybersecurity firm UpGuard, was caused by a misconfigured security setting on a cloud server due to "human error." The error made customer phone numbers, names, and some PIN codes publicly available online. PIN codes 53

July 7, 2017 8:11 PM The Trump-Putin Bromance Is Back On

In what may well have been the most eagerly anticipated diplomatic meeting in recent history, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin met for more than two hours on Friday, in Hamburg, Germany, on the fringes of the G-20 summit. The meeting began at 4:15 P.M. local time. Outside on the streets, anarchist protesters were engaged in the time-honored summit ritual 33