ESET & Strathmore University to set up cyber-security centre

ESET & Strathmore University to set up cyber-security centre

 Slovakian Cyber Security firm ESET East Africa and Strathmore University have announced partnership plans to jointly set up a research and cyber-security operations centre (SOC) in Kenya. Quick Read: Have You Been A Victim Of This Clever Gmail Phishing Scam? According to Teddy Njoroge, Country Manager, ESET East Africa, ESET will explore joint opportunities with like-minded partners and contribute assets in developing innovative cyber-security solutions targeting both blue chip businesses and Small and Medium Enterprises over the next…

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Uber’s President Jeff Jones Resigns

Uber’s President Jeff Jones Resigns

In an escalating series of happenings that are set to dent the struggling Uber reputation further, the  Uber’s President Jeff Jones has stepped down adding to a growing list of key executives the ride-hailing company has lost in recent weeks. Quick Read: Lyft expands to 54 more US cities as Uber dents reputation Jeff was hired as president just six months ago and the chain of executive departures doesn’t help the organization as the ride-hailing…

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Have You Been A Victim Of This Clever Gmail Phishing Scam?

Have You Been A Victim Of This Clever Gmail Phishing Scam?

Email Scams happen every day but you least expect it on platforms like Google and this is why researchers are listing it among the sneakiest Google Gmail scam you are likely to fall for. Security Researchers at WordFence, identified the scam that tricks Google Gmail customers into divulging their login credentials and the it has been happening for the past few months and is reportedly hit other email provider services Quick Read: ZeroFox Study Exposes…

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Ringier Africa’s Cheki Kenya launches WhatsApp chat for real-time support

Ringier Africa’s Cheki Kenya launches WhatsApp chat for real-time support

Number one car selling website Cheki.co.ke has unveiled a WhatsApp broadcast in a move to cater for customer needs in real time and boosting customer satisfaction Extra Read: Uber Cab Disruption, How Local Taxi Industry Can Fight Relegation The website that belong to Ringier One Africa Media’s car Club will allow consumers to interact and interact on everything cars including, new car purchases, ownership, and maintenance. The WhatsApp chat line will broadcast alerts on new…

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Opera browser hits 100m users in Africa

Opera browser hits 100m users in Africa

Opera’s State of Mobile Web Report Africa 2016 highlights mobile Internet trends across the African continent. Opera reports that it has surpassed 100 million users in Africa. The numbers means an 86.41% market share in Kenya, 71.83% in Nigeria and 53.1% in South Africa. Extra Read: After a Decade, TEDGlobal 2017 Returns to Africa Some of the highlights include consumers’ browsing behaviour and app usage, broken down below: Kenyans, Seychellois, Ghanaians, and Mauritians ranked as…

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Nairobi: Huawei Hosts Safe City Summit in Africa

Nairobi: Huawei Hosts Safe City Summit in Africa

Huawei hosted its Safe City Africa Summit and Kenya Showcase 2016 in Nairobi, from October 14-15, 2016, attracting more than 200 global customers, partners, experts, and industry analysts in the public safety sector. Related: Kenya Ranked 46th in Huawei’s 2016 Global Connectivity Index The Summit themed “Leading New ICT, Making Cities Safer”, showcased Safe City best practices in cities like Nairobi and Mombasa, and gave delegates the latest insights on industry trends and opportunities in…

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After a Decade, TEDGlobal 2017 Returns to Africa

After a Decade, TEDGlobal 2017 Returns to Africa

After a whole decade, TEDGlobal will make a great comeback to Africa, the last ten years ago was in 2007. The Global Event’s themed: TEDGlobal 2017: Builders. Truth-tellers. Catalysts,will take place in August 27–30, 2017, in Arusha, Tanzania and the applications window to attend is open now. Related: Mallence Bart-Williams Stinging TEDx Berlin Talk on Africa’s Systematic Exploitation, Inverted Currency Rates and Aid According to the blog by TED Staff, The ideas and connections forged then have had…

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iPhone 7 is here Finally, 6 Things to know from Apple Launch

iPhone 7 is here Finally, 6 Things to know from Apple Launch

The long awaited launch is here, and it happened first via a 15-second tweet that has been deleted, as reported by BusinessInsider. It showed a big ball of water splashing against a black iPhone 7 The new water-resistant iPhone 7. Learn more at https://t.co/yhSolSpN7J pic.twitter.com/8axi1JdcaQ — Apple (@Apple) September 7, 2016 Anyhow, iPhone 7 and 7 Plus complete with a shiny black and jet black case finish and new home button make their debut today….

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ZeroFox Study Exposes Instagram Scam Targeting Bank IG Followers

ZeroFox Study Exposes Instagram Scam Targeting Bank IG Followers

If you thought social media is a safe place it is time to think again, especially if you are an avid instagrammer. A new study by cyber security company ZeroFox that specializes on social media, warns it has found more than two million public Instagram postings that are pushing a new kind of banking scam, called money-flipping. Instagram hashtags connected to over 37 different financial institutions had been targeted by 1,386 unique accounts created by…

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10 Effects of BREXIT, A Tragic European Split?

10 Effects of BREXIT, A Tragic European Split?

The UK finally vote to leave the European Union in what is famously called Brexit, becoming the first country to leave the 28 country block. Many world leaders and economic advisers have urged Britain not to leave the EU. From US Barack Obama, heads of NATO and the IMF urged Britons to embrace the EU. After 43 years in EU, the UK has voted to leave the European Union after in a historic referendum. The…

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