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.
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 have successfully breached CCleaner’s security to inject malware into the antivirus app and distribute it to million of users.
After breaking records for HBO in its season finale, it is claimed that the latest Game of Thrones series has so far been pirated more than one billion times.
The Information Technology System and Security Professionals (ITSSP), on Monday, called for proper implementation of the Cybercrime Act 2015.
Over 2 million unregistered Sim cards in Uganda will be switched off on August 30, the Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, told a press conference. The PM further said that no extension would be granted.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday revealed that Nigeria was currently ranked globally as the third most notorious perpetrators of cyber-crime attacks after the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US) which are both on the top list.
Nestle, Unilever, Tyson Foods, and other large food and retail companies have joined IBM’s project to explore how blockchain technology can help track food supply chains and improve safety, the companies said in a joint statement today.
Cisco’s quarterly revenue in its closely-watched security business missed analysts’ estimates, raising concerns about the world’s largest networking gear maker’s efforts to transform into a software-focused company.
Mr. Tayo Adewusi, Coordinator, Africa Digital Forum and Awards (ADA), on Sunday in Lagos said that cyber security had become a crucial factor to business growth.
A self-taught computer-security researcher credited with stopping a devastating cyberattack that crippled British hospitals in May was arrested on charges that he created malware used to hack banking systems in Canada and Europe, the U.S. said.
According to friends, the first clues came when Hutchins failed to text from the airport. “He was radio-silent before his flight which is very unusual,” one friend told The Verge, “and he wasn’t on the Wi-Fi on the plane.”
Dr Sani Aliyu, the Coordinator, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has said that positive cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) gradually coming down as the daily results now revolves around 400.
Liverpool have completed the signing of Olympiakos defender Konstantinos Tsimikas.
The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has suspended its strike in Lagos State.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Anambra chapter, has pleaded with Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra to reinstate Traditional Ruler Peter Uyanwa of Ukwulu community of Dunukofia Council Area of the state, suspended late July.
President Nayib Bukele on Monday announced that El Salvador will give immunity passports to people who have recovered from COVID-19.
Secondary Schools across Kwara State on Wednesday reopened in preparations for the West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) beginning from Aug. 17.
Support for the erstwhile acting Chief Judge of Gombe State swelled with the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) rising against what they termed recurring discrimination against female law practitioners in some states in the country.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has sworn in Khadi Shu’aibu Sodangi Achida as the acting Grand Khadi of Sokoto State.
The United States of America has warned its citizens against travelling to 12 states in Nigeria over security challenges.
Olawale Bakare, popularly known as ‘Mandate’, who is the Osun State Coordinator of #Revolutionnow Movement, arrested last Wednesday, August 5, has been released.