Whose Zambian phone number is on the Pegasus spyware list?

With over 50, 000 mobile numbers claimed all over the world to be on NSO spyware software whose Zambian phone number is on the Pegasus Project Data? The quick answer is – Is Pegasus spyware even here in Zambia? This information technology content is localized and part of Lensesview simple review updates about world technology… Continue reading Whose Zambian phone number is on the Pegasus spyware list?

Cyber Issues Affecting Africa

Just last week an African Union cybersecurity group listed serious cyber issues affecting Africa and on top of the list was the vital role of mobile technology, software issues, signaling, and the users themselves. This was in a Zoom Webinar organized by the African Union Commission “Webinar on Cybersecurity in Africa: Rising for the new… Continue reading Cyber Issues Affecting Africa

Two out of three organizations fell victim to a cyberattack in 2018

Two out of three organizations fell victim to a cyberattack in 2018 shows results of an independent survey of 3,100 IT managers commissioned by Sophos. Cybersecurity just isn’t getting any easier. While protection technologies continue to advance at a rapid pace, so do the cybercriminals trying to circumvent them. At the same time, the growing… Continue reading Two out of three organizations fell victim to a cyberattack in 2018

Microsoft and Google Collect Too Much Data About You

It is very easy to add email to Facebook Account

According to the Infographic from Securitybaron.com Microsoft and Google are the big players collecting massive data about their users. Have you ever wondered just how much data Google has on you? The results are quite disturbing.

While Facebook collects data with demographic path Amazon is more interested in the ability to track your government ID that may give insights into purchasing eligibility. But Microsoft and Google are really full culprits at the front. Perhaps because of the nature of their services. 

If you are interested here is the complete infographic 

https://securitybaron.com/blog/the-data-big-tech-companies-have-on-you-or-at-least-what-they-admit-to/

 

How to Tell Your Facebook Account Was Hacked

Over the weekend a work college sent me a message through WhatsApp. He took a screenshot of a notice from Facebook categorically telling him that his Facebook (Alex) Account was compromised in the recent Facebook hack.  I don’t know how many Zambian users have been affected apart from the above mentioned or Facebook is still… Continue reading How to Tell Your Facebook Account Was Hacked

Google Chrome 70 Major Features

Google Chrome 70 Major Features

Google Chrome 70 will bring a lot of major changes to the browser that may see some websites shutting down or inaccessible. Thousands of sites may go down because of using distrusted website security certificates.  ———————————————————————————————————- Read More on Similar Issues Here is a list of websites likely to go down List Of Zambian Websites… Continue reading Google Chrome 70 Major Features

Embrace Chinese Technology With Caution

Nury Turkel of the Uighur Human Rights Project told BBC Hardtalk’s Shaun Ley: “I am afraid of mass murder because we don’t know, other than a few individuals have managed to leave the camps. People are not leaving. Where have those million people gone? What are they being charged of?” China has millions of its… Continue reading Embrace Chinese Technology With Caution

Guidelines To Making Secure Passwords

A password is a word or string of characters used for user authentication to prove identity or access approval to gain access to a resource (example: an access code is a type of password), which is to be kept secret from those not allowed access. Passwords are the first line of defense against cyber criminals.… Continue reading Guidelines To Making Secure Passwords

Reddit Hacked Through 2FA – Two Factor Authentication Using SMS

Reddit has announced that their forum hosting platform was hacked.  Reddit is the foremost community forum for social news aggregation,  web content rating and discussion website. For most Zambians who don’t know Reddit you can check it and if you are power news hungry and content seeker that will be your platform. Reddit is similar to… Continue reading Reddit Hacked Through 2FA – Two Factor Authentication Using SMS