US President Joe Biden said Wednesday he is "looking" at possible retaliation after the White House linked Russia to a cyberattack against global meat processing giant JBS.
The arrival of COVID-19 in 2020 forced people’s lives to move online, both at work and in person, and digital transformation accelerated. Technology helped to maintain social and emotional well-being and helped many organisations stay afloat.
The Internet world is like a city, jam-packed with information and resources worthy of the finest museums, but with menace for the unwary.
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.
24 Nov 2020
United Kingdom-based Sophos, a cyber security firm, in its 2021 threat report, flagged how ransomware and fast-changing attacker behaviours, from advanced to entry level, will shape the threat landscape and IT security.
17 Oct 2019
In the first half of the year (H1), over 100 million attacks were launched against smart devices by cybercriminals. A smart device is an electronic device, generally connected to other devices or networks via different wireless protocols
18 Jul 2019
With cyber threats coming from the supply chain, phishing emails, software exploits, vulnerabilities, insecure wireless networks, and much more, businesses need a security solution that helps them eliminate gaps and better identify previously unseen challenges. This is even as a study has shown that cybercriminals have increased attack techniques via multi-channels, and often multi-staged, hence…
7 Jul 2017
Nigeria and 76 other countries have ranked among nations, whose efforts at clipping the wings of cybercriminals are still considered as ‘maturing’.This is according to the United Nation’s arm in charge of global telecommunications...
28 Dec 2016
Ransomware is a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid. It is usually aimed at individuals.
28 Sep 2016
A Symantec report has revealed that cybercriminal networks are taking advantage of security shortcomings in Internet of Things (IoT) devices to spread malware and create zombie networks ...
3 Jun 2016
Rommy Okonkwo, country manager, Check Point Nigeria, has attributed high cyberattacks in the country to lack of awareness on the need to protect networks against cybercriminals.