Cyber Security related NEWS
PRESS RELEASE: CYBERSECURITY ADVISORY TO THE PUBLIC- GHANA ARMED FORCES (GAF) ENLISTMENT SCAM
TThe National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) of the Ministry of Communications has received multiple reports of recruitment related scams targeting the public and specifically the youth through the Ghana Armed Forces enlistment programme.
Cybersecurity Act Passed to Promote & Regulate Cybersecurity Activities
Parliament has passed the landmark Cybersecurity Act 2020. The Law establishes the Cyber Security Authority, protects the critical information infrastructure of the country, regulates cybersecurity activities, provides for the protection of children on the internet and develops Ghana’s cybersecurity ecosystem.
Fake Audio Circulating on Social Media
The attention of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has been drawn to an audio circulating on social media purporting to be a news report from an international news outlet suggesting that a Ghana Government official has been caught laundering cash into the UK.
Ghanaians Needs to be Privacy-Conscious – National Cyber Security Centre
Dr. Albert Antwi- Boasiako, Head of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) says the attitude of Ghanaians towards exposure of personal information is a major contributing factor to the increasing breach of privacy in the country.
National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and CID Nab Empressleak Operator
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) of the Ministry of Communications, in collaboration with the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service and the National Cyber Security Technical Working Group, have nabbed the administrator of the notorious website, empress leak...
GLACY+: Inter-Ministerial Round Table on cyber security and cybercrime in West Africa, Ghana an ECOWAS best practice
An Inter-Ministerial Round Table on cyber security and cybercrime in West Africa was held in Accra , Ghana, as high-level event of the Climax Week of the National...
The Media benefits from a Cybercrime / Cybersecurity Workshop
The cybersecurity culture among Ghanaians is underwhelming considering the over-reliance of citizens, businesses and Governmental institutions on technology. The general awareness on cybercrime/cybersecurity issues which...
LEGISLATION ON CYBERSECURITY WILL ADDRESS WEAKNESSES IN OUR CYBERCRIME LAWS
The Minister of Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has assured Ghanaians, that her outfit is assiduously working to ensure the necessary legislation on Cybersecurity is finalised and passed to further strengthen…
CYBERSECURITY FUND TO BE INTRODUCED IN 2019 BUDGET – FINANCE MINISTER, HON. KEN OFORI-ATTA
Finance minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has revealed that government would be introducing yet another fund- the Cyber Security Fund, as part of the 2019 budget, to ensure that there is enough funding...
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Advisory to Curb Fake News
Fake news websites (also referred to as hoax news websites) are Internet websites that deliberately publish fake news, hoaxes, propaganda, and disinformation purporting to be real news. Fake news websites deliberately seek to be perceived as legitimate and taken at face value, often for financial or political gain.Read More
Dealing with suspicious , phone calls and text messages
Criminals want to convince you to do
something which they can use to their advantage.
In a scam email or text message, their goal is often to convince you
to click a link. Once link is clicked, you may be sent
to a clone website which could download viruses onto your computer,
or steal your passwords and personal information.
What Is Identity Theft and Are You at Risk
There are a lot of ways identity theft can happen to you. Hackers may get
your information from a data security breach. Or, you may unknowingly provide it on
during conversions others can hear or by leaving financial documents in unsafe