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National Cyber Security Conference

CERT-GH is planning a Cyber Security Week in November from 21 – 25. The week will include a conference on the first day, training workshops for days 2 – 3 on forensics and web defacement and a high level CEO’s round table on day three. Day four

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CERT-GH Information Sharing Workshop



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ITU trains Ghana’s Computer Emergency Response Team

A Two-week training programme to sharpen the skills of Ghana’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) in Accra has begun at the Microsoft Laboratory of the Ghana Multimedia Incubation Centre (GMIC) under the auspices of the Ministry of

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WannaCry Ransomware Decryption Tool Released; Unlock Files Without Paying Ransom

If your PC has been infected by WannaCry – the ransomware that wreaked havoc across the world last Friday – you might be lucky to get your locked files back without paying the ransom of $300 to the cyber criminals. Adrien Guinet, a French security researcher from Quarkslab, has discovered a way to retrieve the […]

WannaCry Ransomware

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 […]

National Cyber Security Conference 2016

  CERT-GH is planning a Cyber Security Week in November from 21 – 25. The week will include a conference on the first day, training workshops for days 2 – 3 on forensics and web defacement and a high level CEO’s round table on day three. Day four will be the National Child Online Protection […]

Malicious websites exploit Silverlight bug that can pwn Macs and Windows

Malicious websites are exploiting a recently fixed vulnerability in Microsoft’s Silverlight application framework to perform drive-by malware attacks on vulnerable visitor devices, a security researcher has determined.The critical code-execution vulnerability, which Microsoft patched last month, was actively exploited for two years in attack code owned by Italy-based exploit broker Hacking Team. As Ars reported last […]

Meet Lizard Squad

The hacker group known as the Lizard Squad has taken responsibility for a series of attacks that has taken down social networking sites;facebook,instagram and some of the biggest gaming networks. The group’s preferred method of disruption is a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. A DDoS attack is a coordinated effort that involves thousands of computers that […]

Microsoft Office Hacked: Windows Found ‘Limited, Targeted Attacks’ Within PowerPoint

Microsoft has advised users that a new security flaw has been discovered within Microsoft Office that makes it possible for hackers to gain administrative rights to user accounts. The company said the flaw is primarily found in PowerPoint, which has been the target of “limited, targeted attacks.” The hack hasn’t yet been given a label […]