Zoom has acquired Keybase, an encryption and security service meant to serve as a secure home for your online identities. The acquisition is meant to quickly add a team of security-focused developers to Zoom, which has been widely criticized in recent weeks for lapses in security inside its increasingly popular video conferencing software.
Microsoft is offering hackers up to $100,000 if they can break the security of the company’s custom Linux OS. The software giant built a compact and custom version of Linux last year for its Azure Sphere OS, which is designed to run on specialized chips for its Internet of Things (IoT) platform.
The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, has licensed consulting and integration firm, Digital Encode, to provide training, auditing and consulting services throughout the country, in line with the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation, NDPR, principles.
YouTube has started banning content that is in direct contradiction to the World Health Organization’s guidelines as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the United States.
Apple has found no evidence that recently discovered security flaws in the native iOS Mail app were exploited by hackers, the company said in a statement. “We have found no evidence they were used against customers,” the company said. It also cast doubt on whether the issues, which it admitted were present on both the iPhone and the iPad versions of its Mail app, were enough to bypass the two devices’ security protections.
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has drawn the attention of Nigerians to a fraudulent online data collection form that is capitalizing on the COVID-19 pandemic to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians.
Google has said that it intercepted 18 million malware and phishing emails related to COVID-19 each day in the past week, representing nearly 20% of the total number of phishing Gmail messages blocks daily.
Although many enjoy using public Wi-Fi because of its convenience and lack of fees, doing so is not without its costs. In particular, the use of public Wi-Fi can pose a serious threat to one's personal information as well as other sensitive data that may be stored on one's phone or computer. However, using a VPN is one of the safest methods of keeping people secure while surfing the web on public networks, no matter where in the world one chooses to roam.
Banks and other financial institutions could soon find themselves in the crosshairs of North Korean hackers, according to a warning issued Wednesday by U.S. officials.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has cautioned members of the public against emerging online fraudulent tactics, being explored by internet fraudsters in the wake of the donations arising from the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic.
The Federal Government has alerted Nigerians to the existence of an Android-based malicious and fraudulent Coronavirus Ransomware Application, which claims to provide updates on the virus and infections near the user.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has attributed cybercrime and e-fraud as one of the major challenges facing telecommunications users in the country.
Police departments across the country are issuing warnings about scammers trying to trick people into reserving a COVID-19 vaccine over the phone. The callers claim to be from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and ask for peoples’ credit cards and Social Security numbers in order to complete the transactions.
Twenty Republican and Democratic U.S. senators came together on Tuesday to urge British lawmakers to reconsider their government’s decision to allow China’s Huawei to be among the suppliers for the country’s 5G mobile telephone network, the latest salvo in U.S. opposition to the plan.
The Kaduna State University (KASU) has introduced essay writing competition to promote literary education and enhance creativity of its undergraduate students.
Ademola Lookman is optimistic about Fulham’s chances of going great things in the premier league this season, despite their slow start.
The deputy governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi, has ruled out the option of resignation from office after losing the October 10 governorship election in the state.
There was pandemonium at the hill-side community of Ala Ugbele Obukpa, Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State as a 23-year-old boy identified as Ikenna Sunday Eze, allegedly committed suicide, Sunday night.
Mesut Ozil will not be included in Arsenal’s 25-man Premier League squad, which has to be submitted by Tuesday afternoon.
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is set to recall three key players for their Champions League opener against Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday night.
Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong on Monday appealed to the protesters of EndSARS in the state to vacate roads and streets and register their complaints to the just inaugurated Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up by the state government.
Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 118 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections in the country to 61,558, according to an update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
With exactly two weeks until the election, President Donald Trump was continuing his campaign rally marathon Tuesday with a trip to swing state Pennsylvania, the day after early voting began in another key state, Florida.
The governor’s announcement, unprecedented outside pandemic declaration, came a day after the his counterpart in Edo State Godwin Obaseki asked all residents to stay indoors following two jailbreaks in Benin.