Will there be any light?: Revisiting public officials threats to social media users

By Watmore Makokoba Internet users in Zimbabwe remain sceptical is there is ever going to be assured cybersecurity and respect for the fundamental right to freedom of expression given some past utterances by government officials suggesting a rather deliberate onslaught on social media users. As many agree, freedom of expression through social media platforms should […]

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Will there be any light?: Revisiting public officials threats to social media users

By Watmore Makokoba Internet users in Zimbabwe remain sceptical is there is ever going to be assured cybersecurity and respect for the fundamental right to freedom of expression given some past utterances by government officials suggesting a rather deliberate onslaught on social media users. As many agree, freedom of expression through social media platforms should […]

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Beware: WhatsApp Bombs can crash your phone!

By Wisdom Mumera Has someone ever sent you a funny’ message with a black dot emoji and a message below saying don’t touch that black dot? Of course, you have. Against that advice, you indeed touched the black dot emoji and your phone instantly froze until you had to restart it. That’s a WhatsApp bomb. […]

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How to Keep Your WhatsApp Messages Safe and Secure from Third Parties

By Wisdom Mumera WhatsApp has grown to be one of the most used social communication applications. Recently it revealed that it now hosts over 700 million monthly active members. The combined total of messages is now 30 billion messages per month with a huge volume of personal and private information. This has increased the need […]

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Zimbabwe’s urgent need for data privacy laws

By Watmore Makokoba   The election campaign period has been an interesting period in Zimbabwe, a couple of incidences that happened namely leaking of personal data from the voters roll to some social media platforms and the  SMS campaign by Zanu PF using voters roll data made heads wage and placed a dent in the […]

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Zimbabwe’s urgent need for data privacy laws

By Watmore Makokoba   The election campaign period has been an interesting period in Zimbabwe, a couple of incidences that happened namely leaking of personal data from the voters roll to some social media platforms and the  SMS campaign by Zanu PF using voters roll data made heads wage and placed a dent in the […]

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How to protect your device from hackers

   By Watmore Makokoba   Smart-phones, laptop computers and desktop PCs are dear to peoples lives, however, malicious attackers can take over your device and use it to find out more about you, spy on you, or plant evidence.   Bellow is an explanation of the ways computers get taken over (or “pwned,” “0wned,” .), and how one can […]

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Personal Data Protection , what it entails?

#DataMustBeProtected By Watmore Makokoba People give out a lot of private information every day and most of it is collected by corporates such as mobile phone operators, a few pay attention to how that information is managed, who must have access to it and how, how is it stored and how protection of privacy will […]

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Personal Data Protection , what it entails?

#DataMustBeProtected By Watmore Makokoba People give out a lot of private information every day and most of it is collected by corporates such as mobile phone operators, a few pay attention to how that information is managed, who must have access to it and how, how is it stored and how protection of privacy will […]

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How Govt Might Justify A Strict Cyber Bill

By Daniel Chigundu A few weeks ago, a Zanu PF website was hacked for the second time by unknown people who might be operating from within or outside the country. Interestingly, the hacking of the website comes at a time when the country is in the process of crafting a Cyber Bill, currently referred to as […]

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