Fake anti-virus raises Nigeria’s volatility to cyber-attacks
Meanwhile, the Minister of Communication Technology, Adebayo Shittu has stressed the need for the country to build a resilient cyber defence to check cyber crime.
Experts recommend collaboration in fight against cyber attacks
On intensifying awareness, Rotimi Akinyele, the Convener of the conference said the event was a way of proffering solutions to cyber security issues. To that effect, he added that the conference will be a yearly event.
Nigeria to consolidate female participation in technology with Techplus 2017
At Techplus 2017 conference, top-notch speakers would be assembled during the Women in Tech session to headline conversations on mentorship, promoting gender balance in technology and women empowerment.
Bitcoin: Hackers' 'anonymous' currency
The perpetrators of the global cyberattack that caused havoc in 150 countries demanded "ransom" money in bitcoins, but experts believe the anonymity that the virtual currency affords is not necessarily impenetrable.
NCC alerts operators, subscribers on outbreak of Ransomware
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday alerted all operators and their respective subscribers to the outbreak of Ransomware.
Ford plans to cut about 10% of global workforce
Ford Motor Co. plans to cut about 10 percent of staff worldwide as Chief Executive Officer Mark Fields faces escalating pressure to boost profit and a lagging stock price, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Onyeama calls for private investment in ICT infrastructure, smart cities
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has stressed the need for Public Private Partnership (PPP) in driving Information Communication Technology (ICT) and development of smart cities in Nigeria.
Alphabet’s Waymo teams up with Lyft to test autonomous cars
Alphabet Inc. is working with Lyft Inc. on a plan to test autonomous cars on the road, escalating a fight with Uber Technologies Inc. by partnering with its main rival in the U.S.