US woman from California held for conspiring to smuggle technology to China
US woman from California held for conspiring to smuggle technology to China

California woman, Si Chen, is held for conspiring to smuggle technology to China. (File photo by Reuters) A woman from the US state of C...

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Nigeria loses fresh $30b ICT investment to South Africa
Nigeria loses fresh $30b ICT investment to South Africa

ATCON President, Olusola Teniola, said the cloud computing market is a fast growing one within the ICT sector, and that South Africa inf...

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Facebook frequently sees 54,000 revenge porn cases a month, documents reveal
Facebook frequently sees 54,000 revenge porn cases a month, documents reveal

Facebook sees 54,000 revenge porn cases a month, documents have revealed. Photo / AP Facebook received tens of thousands of potential &...

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Japan’s SoftBank  Group Corp. says $93 Billion pledged to technology fund
Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp. says $93 Billion pledged to technology fund

The Japanese telecom conglomerate is investing $28 billion and has agreements with Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, Abu Dhabi’s Mu...

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US judge dismisses discrimination suit by Texas ‘clock boy’
US judge dismisses discrimination suit by Texas ‘clock boy’

Ahmed Mohamed, who was 14 at the time, became an internet sensation after being handcuffed and detained for hours for bringing his “inve...

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European Union fines Facebook over misleading WhatsApp data compatibility
European Union fines Facebook over misleading WhatsApp data compatibility

An illustration picture shows the log-on screen for the Facebook website on an Ipad, in Bordeaux, Southwestern France on January 30, 2013....

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Experts recommend collaboration in fight against cyber attacks
Experts recommend collaboration in fight against cyber attacks

Rotimi Akinyele, the Convener of the conference said the event was a way of proffering solutions to cyber security issues. To that effec...

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France fines Facebook 150,000 euros for data protection breaches
France fines Facebook 150,000 euros for data protection breaches

The CNIL agency said it had slapped a penalty of 150,000 euros ($160,000) on Facebook Inc and Facebook Ireland, for “several breaches of...

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Fake anti-virus raises Nigeria’s volatility to cyber-attacks
Fake anti-virus raises Nigeria’s volatility to cyber-attacks

This poses a risk to Nigeria’s cyber space, which is predominantly characterised by a huge volume of fake, counterfeited and unlicensed ...

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Link between North Korea, 'WannaCry' needs to be proven: Europol
Link between North Korea, 'WannaCry' needs to be proven: Europol

A photo taken on May 15, 2017 shows staff monitoring the spread of ransomware cyberattacks at the Korea Internet and Security Agency (KISA...

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Ransomware fear dominates governments and businesses worldwide
Ransomware fear dominates governments and businesses worldwide

A window announcing the encryption of data, including a requirement to pay, appears on an electronic timetable display at the railway stat...

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Young researcher MalwareTech thwarts global cyberattack
Young researcher MalwareTech thwarts global cyberattack

A window announcing the encryption of data including a requirement to pay appears on an electronic timetable display at the railway statio...

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Turkish court rejects appeal against Wikipedia ban
Turkish court rejects appeal against Wikipedia ban

Turkish anti-riot police stand guard on December 9, 2016 outside a courthouse in Istanbul. (Photo by AFP) ...

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Turkey's ban on Wikipedia to continue: Official
Turkey's ban on Wikipedia to continue: Official

A blackout landing page is displayed on a laptop computer screen inside the "Anti-Sopa War Room" at the offices of the Wikipedia...

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Australians sue Apple for refusing to repair error
Australians sue Apple for refusing to repair error

This image shows the Apple logo at a store in the central business district of Sydney, Australia, on April 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Hundr...

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UK urges access to users’ online encrypted messages
UK urges access to users’ online encrypted messages

UK spy agencies should be able to access encrypted content in online messaging applications to prevent te...

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CIA was hacking iPhones one year after launch: WikiLeaks
CIA was hacking iPhones one year after launch: WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks reveals the CIA has been targeting the iPhone since 2008. ...

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American tech company Google unveils French version of Protect Your Election
American tech company Google unveils French version of Protect Your Election

Google's release comes ahead of the first round of French presidential elections on April 23, 2017. American tech company Google has...

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UK joins US in banning electronic devices on flights from Muslim countries
UK joins US in banning electronic devices on flights from Muslim countries

Electronic devices including iPads included in the ban. The United Kingdom has followed the United States in banning electronic devices ...

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