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Cybercrimes committed in Nigeria beyond our imagination – Senate

The Senate Committee on Communications says the Federal Government will do everything within its powers to curb cybercrimes in the country.

NDIC warns Nigerians against trading in digital currencies

The financial sector insurance regulator, the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, has again warned Nigerians against the risk of trading with digital currencies not issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.

Cloudflare buys Neumob to accelerate mobile network performance

Cloudflare announced today that it has acquired Neumob to help improve the network performance of mobile apps by overhauling the way data is sent on the internet.

Nigerians weep as MMM officially bows out

Popular ponzi scheme MMM has officially announced a “RESTART” of the system, leaving many Nigerian participants wailing with thousands and millions on Naira trapped in the scheme.

Nigeria’s Cybercrime Act needs review – Senate c’ttee

The Senate Committee on ICT and Cybercrime on Tuesday said that the current law on cybercrime in Nigeria needs to be reviewed to meet the standard in developed countries.

McAfee stops permitting government source code reviews

U.S.-based cyber firm McAfee said it will no longer permit foreign governments to scrutinize the source code of its products, halting a practice some security experts have warned could be leveraged by nation-states to carry out cyber attacks.

NCC partners US homeland security on cyber security awareness

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has partnered the US department of homeland security for a cyber security awareness campaign.

Equifax says server first compromised on March 10

Equifax Inc said on Wednesday that investigators had determined that an online dispute website at the heart of the theft of some 143 million consumer records was initially compromised by hackers on March 10, four months before the company noticed any suspicious activity.

WhatsApp reportedly refused to build a backdoor for the UK govt

Messaging service WhatsApp rejected a UK Government request to create a way to access encrypted messages earlier this year, reports Sky News, citing an anonymous security source.

Hackers hid malware in CCleaner antivirus software

Hackers have successfully breached CCleaner’s security to inject malware into the antivirus app and distribute it to million of users.

Equifax announces CEO, CIO have left

Equifax said on Friday that it made changes in its top management as part of its review of a massive data breach, with two technology and security executives leaving the company “effective immediately.”

China to create national cybersecurity database

China said on Wednesday it will create a national data repository for information on cyber attacks and require telecom firms, internet companies and domain name providers to report threats to it.

Man jailed for teaching Islam online

A member of a Muslim minority group has been sentenced to two years in a Chinese prison after forming online discussions groups to teach about Islam.

Russian MP’s son pleads guilty to cybercrimes

The son of a Russian MP has pleaded guilty in the US to being part of a $50m cybercrime racket.

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