Security & Safety

Latest Security News from RSAC 2020

Check out Dark Reading’s updated, exclusive coverage of the news and security themes that are dominating RSA Conference 2020 in San Francisco.Read More

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Patrick Wardle: Apple Devices Hit With Recycled macOS Malware

Patrick Wardle talks about the biggest threats he’s seeing impacting Apple devices.Read More

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“Shark Tank” TV star loses almost $400,000 in Business Email Compromise scam

Barbara Corcoran, one of the business moguls who head up the judging team on US TV’s “Shark Tank” investment show, has lost nearly $400,000 to an email scammer. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog. Read More

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Malawi: Catholic Church Close School in Mangochi Over Hijab Dressing Code

[Nyasa Times] Catholic church in Mangochi has closed down a primary school in Mangochi over hijab dressing code disagreements.Read More

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Kenya: Coronavirus – Nairobi Ranked Sixth Among Africa’s Riskiest Cities

[Nation] Nairobi is now ranked sixth among African cities whose populations are at high risk of being infected with Covid-19.Read More

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Kenya: Coronavirus – KQ Suspends China Airline Whistle Blower

[Nation] Kenya Airways (KQ) has suspended an employee, identified as Gire Ali, who filmed and shared a video clip showing a Southern China Airline with 239 passengers on board landing at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).Read More

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Kenya: Kenya Railways Defends SGR Bill

[Nation] Kenya Railways has responded to a Nation exposé that lifted the lid on how its officials, under the supervision of the Transport ministry, immorally inflated the standard gauge railway (SGR) contract.Read More

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Kenya: Drama at Athi River Estate Over Coronavirus Scare

[Nation] Tension has gripped residents in Athi River after some of the Chinese passengers who landed in Nairobi on Wednesday quarantined themselves in the industrial town located 30 kilometres from the capital Nairobi.Read More

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South Africa: South Africa Still Coronavirus Free As 133 Tests Come Back Negative

[News24Wire] The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said on Friday that no confirmed case of Covid-19, also known as the coronavirus, has been recorded in South Africa since the global outbreak began in Wuhan in China in December last year.Read More

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Uganda: Harvard Student Seeks Million From Museveni for Blocking Him on Twitter

[Nairobi News] A Harvard University student is seeking Sh164 million (Ushs6 billion) as damages from President Yoweri Museveni for allegedly being blocked by the Ugandan leader on his Twitter handle.Read More

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