Thursday, 1st June 2023

Cyber security

14 Feb 2020
Cyber security experts have advised people to avoid using public charging stations because scammers are gaining access to download malware to phones, causing them to run slow or lose battery life more quickly.
5 Feb 2020
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is collaborating with key cyber security stakeholders to foster a robust cyber security environment for effective protection of the country’s information and communication infrastructure and networks.
15 Jan 2020
Computer professionals have called on the Federal Government to engage the international community including the United Nations on the challenges of cyber security in the country.
27 Dec 2019
Cybersecurity experts have expressed worry on low level of successfully prosecuted cyber -crimes and reported cyber -crime incidents to the police in the country, saying that such situation will make it difficult to achieve success in the fight against cyber- attacks.
12 Dec 2019
Cyber Security experts have called for more third-party awareness and trainings to mitigate the rising menace of cyberattacks, adding that third parties in a network system are usually overlooked...
26 Nov 2019
Lawyers have been tasked to implement cyber security measures to protect client information as they are prone to cyber attacks. Experts said 71 percent of law firms in Nigeria have no form of cyber security protection in place, thereby exposing them to cyber attack.
18 Oct 2019
Cardinal issues of privacy and security are critical to data sovereignty and cloud service adoption in Nigeria, according to information and technology experts.
30 Aug 2019
Worried by the rise in fraudulent activities, targeted especially at financial institutions, experts have charged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to uphold basic recommended cybersecurity standards and ensure compliance.
28 Jun 2019
Hackers targeted mobile phone networks around the world to snoop on specific users, according to a report by Cybereason, a US-Israeli security firm. The level of access they gained to the networks meant they could have shut them down had they wanted to. Cybereason concluded “with a high level of certainty” that the hackers were…
25 May 2019
Experts have harped on the need for companies to be proactive in adopting efficient security measures in the face of rising cyber security threats.
8 May 2019
Some cyber security experts and enthusiasts have urged Nigerians, especially the youths, to develop and harness cyber security talents, predicting that such talents will ultimately turn to revenue spinner for Nigeria in the near future. The experts, who made the call at this year’s NaijaSecCon 2019 Cybersecurity Conference in Lagos, noted that with the increase…
15 Mar 2019
Cyber security experts have expressed worries over the implementation of none impactful cyber security solutions to organisations which has resulted in increased loss of money and data by organisations, Nigeria CommunicationsWeek has learnt. Engr. Ike Nnamani, president, Demadiur Systems, publishers of Nigeria Cyber Security report hinted Nigeria CommunicationsWeek part of its company’s 2018 report which…


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The Upper Sharia Court of Appeal No 1 sitting in Bauchi has issued a bench warrant on the Imam of Dutsen-Tanshi Jumma’at Mosque Dr Idris Abdul’aziz following his failure to appear before the court. Abdul’aziz is standing trial over allegation of incitement of public disturbance of peace and blasphemy. He was alleged to have passed…
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A Russian court imposed a fine on US messenger service WhatsApp on Thursday for failing to delete banned content. The three-million-rouble ($37,000) fine was the first imposed on WhatsApp for such an offence. WhatsApp's parent company, Meta, was banned and branded "extremist" by Russian authorities last year. Meta's other platforms, Facebook and Instagram, were blocked…
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Eight Croatians held in Zambia for nearly six months on child trafficking charges were acquitted on Thursday and will return home as soon as possible, the government in Zagreb said. The group, comprising four couples, were arrested in early December while trying to leave Zambia along with four children from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.…
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The Election Petitions Tribunal in Ondo State on Thursday dismissed the petition filed by the House Representatives candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in Ilaje/Ese-Odo Federal Constituency, Tunji Balogun, challenging the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Donald Ojogo, who won the March 18 poll. The petition was dismissed by the…
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Ethnic Serbs gathered again in a flashpoint town in north Kosovo on Thursday at the site of clashes earlier this week with NATO-led forces, as Washington urged both Belgrade and Pristina to diffuse tensions. In the northern town of Zvecan, some 70 protesters -- significantly fewer than crowds seen on previous days -- rallied outside…