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28 Feb
Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) has discovered newly hatched malicious software that steals users’ banking app
31 Jan
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has alerted Nigerians on a new high-risk Short Messaging Service-based malware, TangleBot, infecting Android mobile devices.
13 Jan
Organisations in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and other parts of Africa recorded the highest volume of cyberattacks in 2021, with an average of 1,615 weekly breaches.
16 Nov 2021
In keeping with its commitment to continuously keep stakeholders in the country’s telecoms sector informed and protected, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)
13 Oct 2021
Out of the more than 206 000 mobile malware attacks blocked by Kaspersky solutions for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region in just six months measured between January to June 2021,
15 May 2020
During April more than 400 million malware infections were detected, equating to over 10 million cases each day. This was revealed by data compiled by Atlas VPN
31 Jan 2020
Some 9000 people have suffered fresh malware attacks in Nigeria, and according to Kaspersky Protection Technologies, the cybercriminals, which came in a new move, are actively...
10 Jan 2020
Global smartphone users are expected to face a higher risk of hacking in 2020 when compared with the previous years. According to report recently released, there was 54 per cent increase in data breaches in 2019 as compared to 2018
13 Dec 2019
Activities of cyber criminals through the use of malware rose by 13.7 per cent in 2019.
15 Mar 2019
Four African countries made the list in terms of top 10 countries by share of users attacked by mobile malware; Nigeria climbs from fifth place in 2017 to third in 2018. Kaspersky Lab researchers have seen the number of attacks using malicious mobile software nearly double in just a year. In 2018 there were 116.5…
28 Feb 2018
Malware attacks will increase in the coming months across the globe, a Cisco report has said. Malware, short for malicious software, is a term used to refer to a variety of harmful or intrusive software, including computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, ransomware, spyware, adware, scareware, and other malicious programmes. Cisco, in its yearly, Cyber Security…
22 Nov 2017
Security software specialist, Symantec, expects artificial intelligence-enabled cyber attacks to cause an explosion of network penetrations, personal data thefts, and an epidemic-level spread of intelligent computer viruses in the coming years.....

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