Category: Technology

Technology
The hacker is asking for a four-digit sum (in USD) for the breached LinkedIn data
Personal data for 500 million LinkedIn users found for sale on hackers’ website

LinkedIn in hot soup after being hit by a data leak scandal for over 500 million users which were found for sale on the hackers’ website. The dataset extracted by hackers from LinkedIn’s database includes sensitive information like User IDs, email addresses, phone numbers, workplace information, full names, account IDs, links to their social media […]

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Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp restored after a second outage in a month
Did you know that Microsoft bought LinkedIn in 2016 & its CEO now reports to Nadella?

True, Microsoft corporation bought LinedIn in June 2016. Microsoft’s $26.2-billion acquisition of LinkedIn professional social network aimed to grow the platform and integrate it with Microsoft’s enterprise software, such as Office 365, azure and more. On Monday June 13, 2016 — Microsoft Corp. and LinkedIn Corporation announced how they had entered into a definitive agreement […]

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Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp restored after a second outage in a month
Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp restored after a second outage in a month

The world’s most popular social apps Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were down on Thursday afternoon according to the trusted sources. Billions of users of the popular social apps experienced a blackout of the services which lasted for over 20 minutes on most continents. This was reported a second outage in a month period after the […]

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Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp restored after a second outage in a month
LinkedIn offers a paid week off to over 15,000 workers

LinkedIn, a social network for social connection, jobs and education will give its workers next week off in a bid to help them with a tormenting burnout. This move comes as large companies are trying to find ways to help the Zoom-fatigued employees as a result of ensuring the pandemic social distancing guideline. The company […]

BREAKING NEWS
Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development
Breaking: Anonymous Hackers shuts down Ministry of Gender and Labour’s Website

The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development’s website has allegedly been hacked by the Anonymous Hackers just hours after Minister Frank Tumwebaze dared them to take on Ugandan “Gov’t ICT resilience & Cyber Defence capabilities”. The website https://mglsd.go.ug/ emits a service error on access; “Service Unavailable: The server is temporarily unable to service your […]

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Breaking! Google shuts down: YouTube, Docs and Gmail services goes offline

Google applications including YouTube, email and Docs are suffering a rare service outage, with users unable to access many of the company’s services. The outage started shortly before noon UK time, with Google sites returning server errors when visited. Users around the world reported problems with Gmail, Google Drive, the Android Play Store, Maps, and […]

Business
URA to deploy geo-property mapping system to track houses, apartments for rental income tax

The Uganda Revenue Authority has introduced a geo-property mapping system to monitor developing areas in real estate as a measure to identity houses, apartments, and arcades for rent income tax collection. According to reports revealed by a local radio station Facebook Page, Patrick Mukiibi the Commissioner for Domestic tax in URA revealed the plans by […]

Technology
CITES reveals five cybersecurity trends to watch in 2020 and beyond
CITES reveals five cybersecurity trends to watch in 2020 and beyond

The rapid transition to remote office has shifted focus away from cybersecurity, enabling threat actors to take advantage of loosened security policies. CITES, a vendor that makes data security easy, reveals the top five cybersecurity trends for organizations to keep an eye on in the second half of 2020 and beyond. Although the massive transition […]