Tuesday, 19th October 2021
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30 Jun
A televised phone-in with Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday was targeted by "powerful" cyberattacks, the state-run Rossiya 24 network which broadcast the event said.
31 May
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has urged Nigerians to beware of a widespread malicious email campaign undertaken by a hacking group, Nobelium. NITDA warned that the group is masquerading as the US Agency for International Development (USAID). Mrs Hadiza Umar, NITDA Cooperate Affairs and External Relations’ Head, gave the warning in a statement…
21 Dec 2020
The Kremlin on Monday denied any role in recent cyberattacks on the United States, saying American accusations that Russia was behind a major security breach lacked evidence.
16 Dec 2020
Activities of cybercriminals are expected to be on the upward swing in the next 12 months, except adequate measures are instituted, an expert has said.
20 Oct 2020
Six Russian military intelligence officers have been charged in the United States with carrying out cyberattacks on Ukraine's power grid, the 2017 French elections and the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, the Justice Department announced Monday.
10 Jul 2020
Dr. Adewale Obadare, co-founder, Digital Encode, has attributed activities of cybercriminal on the super-highway to fundamental flaws in the internet protocol.
20 Apr 2020
With many organisations forced to work from home in a bid to stem the spread of the pandemic, experts have asked firms to review existing security infrastructure...
18 Jun 2019
The Kremlin on Tuesday said Moscow had been the victim of US cyber attacks "for years" following a New York Times report that Washington is stepping up digital incursions into Russia's power grid.
21 Nov 2018
Cyberattacks in 2019 are expected to get more sophisticated as there will be rise in hand-delivered and targeted attacks.
17 Feb 2018
Cyberattacks cost the United States between $57 billion and $109 billion in 2016, a White House report said Friday, warning of a "spillover" effect for the broader economy if the situation worsens.
28 Jun 2017
Thousands of computer users across the globe scrambled on Wednesday to reboot after a wave of ransomware cyberattacks spread from Ukraine and Russia across Europe to the United States.
16 Jun 2017
An overwhelming majority (91 percent) of respondents said that they anticipate payments fraud will become a bigger threat in the next two to three years, up slightly from last year (89 percent), according to a press release.


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