Tag: Indonesia

Nigeria Leads Africa’s Mobile Subscription Growth

Nigeria Leads Africa’s Mobile Subscription Growth

Internet, Mobile
With about three million new mobile subscribers added to Nigeria in quarter one (Q1), 2017, the country has led Africa to fresh nine million subscriptions, reaching a total of 985 million. The latest Ericsson Mobility report indicates that Africa has seen a major growth of new mobile subscriptions with 9 million Africans joining services in the first quarter of 2017.  This rise has seen the total number of mobile subscriptions on the continent to 985 million edging ever closer to the 1 billion milestone. These figures see the African continent become fourth fastest growing market world wide. The report said the industry has taken major steps to progress network, which has been facilitated by major investments. While Nigeria added three million new subscriptions in Q1, India added

Google Indonesia Attacked by Hacker on Idul Adha Holiday

Cyber Security
Jakarta. The homepage of Google Indonesia, google.co.id, was subjected to a hacker attack during the Idul Adha holiday on Sunday, 5 October 2014. It was stated that the attack was done by a group by the name ‘MadLeets’. The news on the hacking of Google Indonesia has quickly spread over the social media and created a commotion in the Indonesian internet community. The Google Indonesia homepage did not appear normally for a brief period. It is reported that the usually white background of the Google homepage had changed into a black colour. The page also had several sentences which were claimed to be written by the hacker. One of the writings said “Security is just an illusion” whereas several other writings showed “Struck by 1337” and “Google Indonesia stamped by Team Madleets.” Acco

Indonesia rated top source of Cyber-Attack Traffic

Business
The unexpected surge in cyber-attacks coming from Indonesia earlier this year wasn't a fluke. The country has overtaken China to become the No. 1 source of attack traffic in the world, according to a report by Akamai Technologies to be published later today. Indonesia accounted for 38 percent of hacking-related traffic on servers Akamai monitored in the second quarter, up from 21 percent at the beginning of the year. China, a notorious haven for hacking, fell to No. 2, with a third of global attack traffic. The U.S. share fell to 6.9 percent, but the country remained in third place. Determining exactly where a cyber-attack operation is centralized is difficult because a hacker can take over victims' machines located in another country. However, the sudden rise of Indonesia, which acc...