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If You Are Interested In Hacking, Check Out This Ethical Hacking Course: It’s Free!

When most people hear of hacking they are rarely aware that there are actually good hackers. These good hackers are more commonly known as ethical hackers. As with most good guys, ethical hackers rarely make the headlines but they are very important. Who is offering the course? The courses are being offered on the Guru99 […]

Harare Institute of Technology allegedly hit with cyber attack

Today, on whatsapp a screenshot with the Harare Institute of Technology website being shown as hacked started circulating. We tried to open the website to see the same thing as was in the picture but it failed to load. Chances are that the website has been taken down by HIT if they’ve found out what […]

Child porn, spam & everything illegal under Zimbabwe’s draft Cybercrime Bill

Here’s a look at some of the aspects being examined in Zimbabwe’s proposed Cybercrime Bill and how it will change the scope of IT in the upholding of the law.

Zimbabwe Independent Website Hacked

The Zimbabwe Independent website was attacked and penetrated by hackers earlier this week. Though this is hardly something new for local publisher websites, this attack was the first in quite a while. According to the team at the Independent, the newspaper has been back online and precautions have been taken to guard against something like this.

Popcorn Time returns, Google Drive slashes prices : Regional & global round up

Google Drive price cuts set to trigger a wave of Storage Wars (Techcrunch)  Google Drive recently slashed the price of its storage plans to $9.99 per month for 1 TB of storage. This undercuts all its competitors in the storage space such as Dropbox ($9.99 per month for 100GB), SugarSync ($55 per month for 1TB […]

Zimbabwe finance ministry website taken down after hacking

According to Consumerizim, a local consumer e-activism website, the Zimbabwe ministry of finance website was hacked yesterday. The website was apparently hacked by a group of hackers calling themselves Abs0lution. The site has since been taken down.