US intel agencies warn cyber attack on government 'ongoing'
US intelligence agencies have warned a "significant" cyber-attack on several federal departments uncovered over the weekend remains ongoing as the government rushes to assess the extent of the breach.
NNPC denies cyber attack, boasts of hi-fi spamware
Amid rumours of cyber attacks on the websites of major government agencies, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday said that it was not attacked.
Pompeo concerned by cyber attacks on Czech hospitals
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday he was concerned by 'malicious' cyber attacks that have targeted Czech hospitals...
Government urged to protect oil industry data against cyber-attack
The Federal Government has been urged to develop policies and legislation that will help protect the oil and gas industry's vital data against cyber-attack.
Stakeholders seek action against cyber attack on financial institutions
Internal Auditors and other stakeholders have emphasised the need for financial institutions to establish stiffer measures and proper monitoring to check incessant attacks on the cyberspace.
Gabon official websites hacked
The Anonymous hackers collective on Sunday claimed it hacked into more than 70 Gabon government websites, as part of what it called a campaign against dictatorships. Government sites including the ministries of communications and the civil service were inaccessible on Sunday, as were the websites of at least 30 other institutions. The presidency website continued…
Amnesty coordinator Dokubo warns of vulnerability to cyber attacks
Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, has warned that the reliance on computer systems...
‘Financial data highly prone to cyber attack’
The Managing Director of Arit of Africa, one of the oldest information technology and communications (ICT) firms in Nigeria, Ronke Okeremi, has said that financial data is most prone to cyberattack...
SunTrust Bank hedges against cyber attack, gets security certifications
Suntrust Bank Nigeria Limited has bagged ISO 2007:2013 and PCI DSS Certification by the PECB Canada, as part of efforts to protect its operations against rising incidence of cyber attacks across the globe. PECB Canada is a leading organisation in audit management systems and processes and its certification is the world’s highest accreditation for Information…