Cyber attacks are threatening the security of all government departments and agencies was reported in West Africa last January 21. The attacks were said to have been caused by the support of the Senegalese President, Macky Sall’s support for Charlie Hebdo, from the French Magazine. The attacks successfully penetrated 11 of the 58 government websites and were supposedly headed by one, Alsancak Tim.
The hacker, claiming responsibility by the name of Imam Sadiq tweeted messages expressing support for ISIS and Muslim Radical groups. This has lead people to believe that the government should focus more on the what the messages they convey as they help determine the magnitude of the cyber attack operations.