Kenya Airways suffers passenger data breach in cyber attack

Cybercriminals attacked Kenya Airways’ (KQ) information systems and obtained sensitive information, including contact details and identification documents, of passengers and staff of the airline, an authoritative source at KQ has confirmed. The cyber attack, which occurred late last month, led Read More …

UK: ‘Cyber terrorist’ who hid data on James Bond-style cufflink refused parole

A “cyber terrorist” who was jailed after hiding his support for the so-called Islamic State on a James Bond-style cufflink has been refused parole. Samata Ullah, then 34, created a “one-stop shop” for terrorists from his bedroom in Cardiff, offering Read More …

Kenya hit by record 860m cyber-attacks in a year

Kenya has witnessed an alarming surge in cyberattacks, with a staggering 860 million incidents recorded in the past year, according to the country’s communications regulator. The regulator has expressed concerns over the escalating frequency, sophistication, and scale of these cyber Read More …

Kenya reports cyber attacks causing government system outages

Cyber attackers targeted a digital platform used by Kenya’s government to deliver services, the country’s technology minister said, highlighting the vulnerabilities of the system. The attack on the e-Citizen platform in recent days caused system outages that left users unable Read More …

The 7th Edition Connected Banking Summit – East Africa will be held on 7th of March in Nairobi, Kenya

Accelerating Digital Inclusion and Sustainable Transformation Global Executives, experts and leaders will take stage, as we return with the 7th Edition Connected Banking Summit in Nairobi, Kenya on March 7, 2023. The Connected Banking Summit Series focuses on building future-oriented Read More …