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In 2018 Ghana lost GH₵544 million through cyber crime

Ghana lost US$105 million (GH₵544 million) in 2018 through cybercrime such as mobile money fraud, various forms of intrusion and sextortion, Dr Gustav Yankson,...
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Minister For Communications Calls For A Concerted Efforts In Fighting Cybercrime

Minister for Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has called for stronger ties among the 63 member states of the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime. According to the Minister,...
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NAKSAM SOLUTIONS Empowering Children To Stay Safe Online

The dangers associated with our children in the cyber space are multiple, and it includes child abuse, child pornography, hate and suicidal sites and...

Ghana Officially Opens Judicial Training On Cybercrime And Electronic Evidence For Supreme Court Judges

The Minister for Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (MP), and the 'Enkosuohemaa of Akyem Asuom', has indicated that in addressing cybercrime and cybersecurity challenges, Judicial capacity...

Government To Establish Cybersecurity Academy To Fight Against Cybercrime

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has indicated that, as Ghana is scaling up e-connectivity as part of government’s digitalization agenda, there will certainly be...
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Ghana Lost 97m Dollars To Cybercrime As At August, 2018

Dr. Herbert Gustav Yankson, Director of Cyber Crime Unit of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has revealed that, Ghana...
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2018 Cyber Security Awareness Programme Launched

The Vice President Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia, has said, Ghana is part of the global village pushing for connectivity in an increasingly digital world,...
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Ghana Prepares to Sign The Budapest Convention

Ghana is set to ratify the Convention on Cybercrime, also known as the Budapest Convention, by the end of the year, to enhance the...
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Cyber Security Week Highlights on Cybercrime Awareness

The Ministry of Communications on Thursday launched the National Cyber Security Week to scale-up public awareness on cybercrime and sensitise the populace on the...

Communications Ministry appoints Antwi-Boasiako as cyber security advisor

Mr Albert Antwi–Boasiako, a Cyber Security Expert with the Interpol Global Cybercrime Experts Groups, has been appointed as the Cyber Security Advisor to oversee...
The Hon. Minister for Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful delivering her keynote address at the opening ceremony.

Accra: cybercrime, electronic evidence workshop opens

A three-day International Workshop on Criminal Justice Statistics on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence on Wednesday, 29th March, 2017 has opened in Ghana’s capital, Accra...
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Cuba and U.S. chats on cyber crime

The Cuban delegation was comprised of representatives from the ministries of the Interior and Foreign Affairs, while the United States was represented by officials...
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Ghana, U.S. sign action plan on security governance initiative

Ghana is among six countries in Africa that will benefit from the initiative, a new joint endeavor between the US and the six African...
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Ghana Cyber Security Expert Inducted

The IGCEG group was formed in 2014 based on Interpol’s General Assembly Resolution. The group’s mandate is to “advise the INTERPOL General Secretariat on...

Open Government Partnership Meeting Opens

President Jakaya Kikwete opens a two-day Open Government Partnership (OGP) 2015 Africa Regional Meeting on ?Enhancing Accountability through Open Governance? in Dar es Salaam...
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2015 cyberspace summit sees the launch of Cyber Expertise

A new Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) was launched on Thursday, a concrete achievement on the first day of the two-day 2015 Global...
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Governments Urged To Create Enabling Atmosphere For E-Commerce

A new UN trade report said Tuesday that the scope for developing countries to participate in and benefit from e-commerce is expanding, with improved...
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Ghana’s Information Portal Controlled By Hackers

Government of Ghana website, www.ghana.gov.gh is currently controlled by some unknown individuals, hackers, who have gained illegal access to its systems. This unfortunate development will...
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Raif Badawi receives his punishment

A Saudi Arabian blogger has been publicly flogged after being convicted of cybercrime and insulting Islam, reports say. Raif Badawi, who was sentenced to 1,000...

Nigerian Stories Makes BBC’s New Cyber Crimes Series

BBC World News has commissioned a major new six- part series, presented by technologist Ben Hammersley, exploring a global threat that could impact us...
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Ghana to Combat Cybercrime Targeted at Children

Ghana is to benefit from a Commonwealth technical support to combat the growing menace of?cyber crimes?that specially targets children. More than ?100, 000 have so...

Cyber crime Bank victims cover up

Several banks which have fallen victim to cybercrime have failed to report the matter to the police for fear of losing their customers, EzerYeboah-Boateng,...

Cyber crime threatens SME’s

Information and Telecommunication (ICT) experts have warned that small- and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) risk losing revenue, vital data, customers and credibility if measures to...

Blue print needed to fight cybercrime ? US Justice Dept

The US Justice Department says Ghana needs comprehensive blue print on cybercrime and the prosecution of its perpetrators to tackle the canker as online...

Tackling The Cybercrime Menace In Nigeria

Studies have shown that 75% of internet content was created in the United States of America. 20% came from Europe while Asia created 5.95%....

Ghana Technology University College establishes first class cybercrime lab

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-1323" title=cyber-crime alt="" src="http://www.spyghana.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/wpid-cyber-crime.jpg" width=234 height=210/> Dr Osei K.Darkwa, President of Ghana Technology University College (GTUC), has said the College had established...