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WannaCry Ransomware

by Admin | 14th May 2017

WannaCrypt, or also known as WannaCry, is a new ransomware that wreaked havoc across the world, which spreads like a worm by leveraging a Windows SMB vulnerability (MS17-010) that has been previously fixed by Microsoft in March. This ransomware hit computer systems of hundreds of private companies and public organizations across the world which is […] Read More

Most vulnerable operating systems and applications in 2013

by Admin | 7th February 2014

The number of reported security vulnerabilities in 2013 continued to increase compared to 2012. In this post, I provide an overview of the statistics for 2013 related to software security vulnerabilities. These are compiled from data from the National Vulnerability Database (NVD). On average, 13 new vulnerabilities per day were reported in 2013, for a […] Read More

Transform Africa 2013 Conference : THE FUTURE DELIVERED. TODAY

by mda-web01 | 11th November 2013

Convened on the initiative of the Rwandan Government and the General Secretariat  of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Kigali accomodated the 28 and October 29, 2013 a Summit on Information and Communications Technology (ICT), named “Transform africa”. Placed under the presidency of honor of the Rwandan president, Paul KAGAME, this top whose topic is: “The […] Read More

Burkina Faso President announced as new Chairman of IMPACT Advisory Board

by mda-web01 | 30th November 2012

Global cybersecurity efforts further reinforced through ITU-IMPACT’s growing network of early warning and international cyber response facilities Blaise Compaoré, President of Burkina Faso, has been appointed Chairman of the International Advisory Board (IAB) of the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT), which serves at the executing arm of the ITU in the area of cyber […] Read More

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