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Over One Billion Android Phones May be At Risk of 400 'Achilles' vulnerabilities - It Lets Hackers Turn Handsets Into Spying Tools

  • Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Researchers at CheckPoint discovered over 400 vulnerabilities(pieces of code) within the Digital Signal Processor(DSP) chips found within Snapdragon chips that are used in hundreds of millions of…

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How Innocent Questions From Surveys Can Rip You Off

  • Monday, August 3, 2020

The Latest reports from Cyber Security experts is that Scams are being pushed through Surveys. An Innocent question will be asked but behind it, there are misleading links to things that seem so…

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Avoid Simple Passwords Like 12345 or password123

  • Monday, August 3, 2020

Passwords are a key security feature that are used to access emails, systems, databases, etc. As we continue to take time to educate ourselves on a few How-Tos about ICTs to make your work easy…

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Cyber Attack

If Your Phone Uses, the Android Operating System – Delete Malicious Video App now

  • Monday, June 8, 2020

By Arthur Moses Opio

There is a rapid increase in malicious malware within the popular Android Apps. It is a worrying trait and it comes with great concern.

Google worked with…

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Cyber-Criminals Photo by Nahel Abdul Hadi on Unsplash

Remote Workers are Being Targeted by Cyber Criminals who are Impersonating Google

  • Friday, June 5, 2020

By Arthur Moses Opio

In unprecedented times like this, we encourage you to remain firm and resilient but also purpose to grow on all fronts. One of the areas of growth is in our…

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Makerere University Student Laptop Scheme

Makerere University Student Laptop Scheme

  • Friday, May 15, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically altered our way of life including traditional face to face learning. For universities to continue thriving during this period and in the future, it is…

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Makerere University Laptop Scheme Survey

Makerere University Laptop Scheme Survey

  • Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic, has drastically altered our way of life including traditional face to face learning. For universities to continue thriving during this period and in the future, it is…

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ICT Resources & Services for Home Use for Makerere University Community

  • Wednesday, April 8, 2020

To mitigate the impacts of COVID-19, the Directorate for ICT Support (DICTS) is endeavouring to provide continuous ICT support and a range of other IT…

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The Director DICTS, Mr. Samuel Paul Mugabi (Centre in coat) poses for a group photo with members of his team after the Workshop on Social Media as an enabler of effective communication, eLearning and cyber-crime prevention on 13th February 2020, CEDAT, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

DICTS Workshop Urges Staff to Use Social Media as a Marketing Tool

  • Wednesday, February 19, 2020

The Director DICTS, Mr. Samuel Paul Mugabi (Centre in coat) poses for a group photo with members of his team after the Workshop on Social Media as an enabler of effective communication,…

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MacOS 10.15 Catalina Compatibility and Support Notice

  • Saturday, November 9, 2019

Apple made macOS Catalina (10.15) available as of October 7, 2019. DICTS however recommends that students, faculty, and staff avoid upgrading to…

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