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05 Mar

Dear Staff and studentsCyber-criminals are using social media and social engineering to dupe victims into downloading Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) spyware disguised as the Kik messenger app (...

27 Feb

Dear Staff and studentsYesterday, the Directorate for ICT Support(DICTS) held a successful workshop on Social Media for Higher Education at the main building. The key points of discussion at the...

16 Aug

Dear freshers,I take this opportunity to welcome you to Makerere University and also congratulate you upon admission to a premier University in Africa. The Directorate for ICT Support (DICTS),...

02 Aug

In our always-on society we generate a lot of data, with some estimates suggesting 28,875 GB per second. With this massive trove of data we divulge a huge amount of personal information. From our...

31 Jul

Dear Staff and studentsMost users today including those at Makerere posses a smart mobile device running one of three mainly used platforms (Android,IoS and Windows Mobile). Whilst these devices ease...

06 Jul

Dear Staff/StudentThis article rides on the previous article of https://dicts.mak.ac.ug/articles/end-main-stream-and-extended-support-windows-os that was sent in the recent past about malware and...

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