Ken on 18th Jan

103 government of Kenya websites were hacked yesterday by an Indonesian hacktivist. The  Kenya police website is not new to this but this time it had several companions. The question is not how they were hacked but why they are all hosted on the same servers. Here is the list of all the government and municipal councils websites that were hacked. http://www.administrationpolice.go.ke/index.html http://www.aideffectiveness.go.ke/index.html http://www.bungomacounty.go.ke/index.html http://www.businesslicense.go.ke/index.html http://www.cak.go.ke/index.html http://www.commstaskforce.go.ke/index.html http://www.cooperative.go.ke/index.html http://www.crd.go.ke/index.html http://www.crisisrcentre.go.ke/index.html http://www.ditkenya.go.ke/index.html http://www.doshs.go.ke/index.html http://www.economicstimulus.go.ke/index.html http://www.eldoretmunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.emu.go.ke/index.html http://www.education.go.ke/index.html http://www.environment.go.ke/index.html http://www.filmservices.go.ke/index.html http://www.fisheries.go.ke/index.html http://www.forestryandwildlife.go.ke/index.html http://www.gender.go.ke/index.html http://www.governmentpress.go.ke/index.html http://www.greenenergy.go.ke/index.html http://www.housing.go.ke/index.html http://www.ifmis.go.ke/index.html http://www.immigration.go.ke/index.html http://www.industrialization.go.ke/index.html http://www.isc.go.ke/index.html http://www.iprs.go.ke/index.html http://www.itentambachtowncouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.itmis.go.ke/index.html http://www.kenao.go.ke/index.html http://www.kapsabetmunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.kenyayearbook.go.ke/index.html http://www.kerugoyakutusmunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.kesi.go.ke/index.html http://www.kipi.go.ke/index.html http://www.kisumucountycouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.kirinyagacountycouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.kitalemunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.kituimunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.kkv.go.ke/index.html http://www.knfparms.go.ke/index.html http://www.knsdi.go.ke/index.html http://www.kntc.go.ke/index.html http://www.laikipiacountycouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.lands.go.ke/index.html http://www.leatherdevelopmentcouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.limurumunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.livestock.go.ke/index.html http://www.lodwarmunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.maraguacountycouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.mariakanitown.go.ke/index.html http://www.maurestoration.go.ke/index.html http://www.migoricountycouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.minesgeology.go.ke/index.html http://www.mirp.go.ke/index.html http://www.monitoring.go.ke/index.html http://www.moyalecountycouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.murangacounty.go.ke/index.html http://www.murangamunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.nairobicity.go.ke/index.html http://www.naivashamunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.nakurucounty.go.ke/index.html http://www.nationaldisaster.go.ke/index.html http://www.nationalheritage.go.ke/index.html http://www.nccs.go.ke/index.html http://www.nec.go.ke/index.html http://www.northernkenya.go.ke/index.html http://www.nyandaruacountycouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.othayatowncouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.pec.go.ke/index.html http://www.pfmr.go.ke/index.html http://www.pghnyeri.go.ke/index.html http://www.pharmacy.go.ke/index.html http://www.prisons.go.ke/index.html http://www.psrpc.go.ke/index.html http://www.publichealth.go.ke/index.html http://www.publicservice.go.ke/index.html http://www.publicworks.go.ke/index.html http://www.reformskenya.go.ke/index.html http://www.refugees.go.ke/index.html http://www.regional-dev.go.ke/index.html http://www.roads.go.ke/index.html http://www.rprlgsp.go.ke/index.html http://www.scat.go.ke/index.html http://www.scienceandtechnology.go.ke/index.html http://www.singlewindow.go.ke/index.html http://www.sprogrammes.go.ke/index.html http://www.tabakatown.go.ke/index.html http://www.tanathi.go.ke/index.html http://www.tfdg.go.ke/index.html http://www.technologycentre.ac.ke/index.html http://www.theenergytribunal.go.ke/index.html http://www.thekenyawewant.go.ke/index.html http://www.thikamunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.transformingkenya.go.ke/index.html http://www.treasury.go.ke/index.html http://www.ugunjatown.go.ke/index.html http://www.ukwalatown.go.ke/index.html http://www.westernkenya.go.ke/index.html http://www.vihigamunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.works.go.ke/index.html http://www.youthaffairs.go.ke/index.html  ...

Ken on 16th Jan

World track champion Usain Bolt, will be the face of Virgin Media latest advertisement promoting the fastest internet broadband connection in the UK, at 120 mbps. ( Safaricom speed is 21mbps, on paper, but you will be very very lucky to reach a quarter of that). The ad, directed by director of comedy movie, Horrible Bosses Seth Gordon started airing...

Ken on 04th Jan

Kenya will not be able to meet its self imposed deadline of switching the to digital television by June this year. CCK had set the June deadline anticipating that supporting technology would have been rolled out by then but the acting director general, Mr Francis Wangusi, acknowledged that the country had progressed slowly and it will be difficult to...

Ken on 03rd Jan

Reverse calling is here with us courtesy of yuMobile. The service which entails the receiver of the call footing the bill, was introduced today first and exclusively by the same network offering free Facebook browsing. The service, code name Pay4me-6565 allows people with little or no credit to request the receiver of a call to pay for the talk time....

Ken on 02nd Jan

The popularity of Facebook has motivated many products and many don’t know that there is a Facebook phone. With this phone, you are required to log in to your Facebook account every time you switch on. It is manufactured by Alcatel, for Vodafone and its affiliates among them Safaricom and now, Safaricom has introduced it in Kenya for only sh...

Ken on 28th Dec

Scan this image. If you have read a newspaper of late, you may have seen a code that looks like this image. It started with the star newspaper and a few days later, nation adopted the technology. The weird looking set of boxes is called a QR code and it gives easy access to some particular information. The information can be some text, phone...

Ken on 18th Dec

How do you know you are in the festive season? Well, you have your ways. From the Santa clauses outside shopping malls to the seasons greetings on TV, to the countless promotions out there. Well, search giant, Google is giving us a Christmas to remember. For the first time, typing a wish on the search engine will actually be a command. Try this, type...

Ken on 17th Dec

Facebook is threatening to sue Mark Zuckerberg. Yes, you read right, Mark Zuckerberg. An Israeli entrepreneur  recently changed his name from Rotem Guez to “Mark Zuckerberg.” Guez now Zuckerberg launched a ‘like store’ that sold Facebook “likes” to companies, a violation of the social networking site’s policies....

Ken on 15th Dec

Social networking service, Tagged announced that it had acquired Hi5 for an undisclosed fee. Hi5 was at one time only second to Facebook and Myspace in terms of popularity but things started to turn around for it and it never recovered. Last year it announced massive lay offs. Tagged on the other hand has been on an upward trend increasing its work...

Ken on 15th Dec

Social networking service, Tagged announced that it had acquired Hi5 for an undisclosed fee. Hi5 was at one time only second to Facebook and Myspace in terms of popularity but things started to turn around for it and it never recovered. Last year it announced massive lay offs. Tagged on the other hand has been on an upward trend increasing its work...