Hacking: Something must be done

Last week’s hacking of Mmegi Online, followed by that of Ngakaagae Mbikiwa Attorney’s may appear to some as something too distant to worry about.

However, every person who lives and works, or has a business interest in Botswana should worry. This is because hackers are heartless criminals who will not spare anybody. No, they will not spare the Government either. And therein lies the reason for Government to be greatly concerned.

This is because Government may wake up to find hackers have penetrated websites with state secrets, sensitive security and financial information. Bank of Botswana, Directorate of Intelligence Services, Botswana Defence Force, Civil Aviation, Botswana Police’s various wings; Immigration and Citizenship could all be penetrated. The call has never been more urgent.

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