Facts about TLS 1.0 and SSL

Wifi routers are the starting point for IT Managers in Zambia who seek to ready for work from home

Transport Layer Security (TLS), the successor of the now-deprecated Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), is a cryptographic protocol designed to provide communications security over a computer network. It’s Dangerous to Use Outdated TLS Security Protocols TLS 1.0 was first defined in RFC 2246 in January 1999 as an upgrade of SSL Version 3.0, and written by Christopher Allen and Tim Dierks of Consensus Development.…

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Cyber Issues Affecting Africa

Zambian keyboard warriors are aggressive

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…

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Microsoft and Google Collect Too Much Data About You

How 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…

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How to Tell Your Facebook Account Was Hacked

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…

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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…

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Embrace Chinese Technology With Caution

data gathering through surveillance

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…

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Guidelines To Making Secure Passwords

How Secure is your password

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.…

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