$19 Million lost to cybercriminals in 2020; $239,609,224 million in 5 years

An amount of USD $19 Million was lost to cyber crooks in 1,097 cases reported at the Cybercrime Unit of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in 2020. The figure excludes cybercrime-related cases being investigated in other police jurisdictions countrywide. In the last five years, a whopping $239,609,224.01 million has been stolen by cyberpunks under numerous […]

NDC’s Sammy Gyamfi invited by Police CID over alleged cyber crime

The Cyber-crime Unit of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has extended an invitation to the National Communications Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi over an alleged cybercrime offence. The invitation follows a complaint made to the police by the Jubilee House. A source at the investigative […]

Veep launches 2018 National Cyber-security Awareness Programme

Government through collaboration with partners locally and internationally is working at ensuring enhanced security for Ghana’s cyber ecosystem. Government believes cyber security should be taken seriously as the world increasingly becomes interconnected. The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia speaking at the launch of the 2018 National Cyber Security Awareness programme today, 1st October 2018, emphasized […]