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Russian hackers piggy-backed on an Iranian cyber-espionage operation to attack government and industry organizations in dozens of countries while masquerading as attackers from the Islamic Republic, British and U.S. officials said on Monday.
Twitter has “temporarily” turned off the ability to tweet via text message just days after the feature was misused by hackers to tweet a racial slur, bomb threat, and other crude messages from the account of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.
The Code-4-Africa (CfA) says it will continue to drive innovative journalism that entails using credible data sources to tell exciting investigative stories that will bring positive social change to the society.
Hackers have successfully targeted FSB—Russia’s Federal Security Service and managed to steal 7.5 terabytes of data from a major contractor, exposing secret FSB projects.
The attack has been dubbed “Operation Softcell” by Cybereason, the security research firm that discovered it. It’s sophisticated enough that the firm believes there’s a “very high probability” it’s state-backed
Hackers have broken into the systems of more than a dozen global telecoms companies and taken large amounts of personal and corporate data, researchers from a cyber security company said on Tuesday, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espionage campaigns.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says the Facebook revelation, detailing the devious manipulations and engineering of disinformation in the 2019 general election by President Mohammadu Buhari’s handlers and the All Progressives Congress, APC, had exposed them as schemers and real enemies of the nation’s democracy and national cohesion.
WhatsApp on Monday urged all of its 1.5 billion users to update their apps as an added precaution against hackers who remotely install surveillance software on phones and other devices.
Chert Systems Solutions, a provider of digital security technologies, on Tuesday urged major microfinance banks in the country to understand the basics of web security and the ethical ways of hacking.
Facebook on Wednesday grappled with what was described as its biggest outage in history as users in parts of Australia, Asia, Europe, South America and North America faced service troubles.
A group of North Korean hackers is believed to be actively targeting US businesses and “critical infrastructure,” a report released this week by cybersecurity firm McAfee said.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Presidency of sabotaging the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in alleged orchestrated plot to engineer a staggered presidential election.
The Swiss government is offering bug bounties of up to CHF 50,000 (around $50,000) to anyone who can expose vulnerabilities in its internet-based e-voting system in a test later this month.
A student has confessed to one of Germany’s biggest data breaches, police said on Tuesday, ending the mystery of who hacked Angela Merkel and other public figures, but doing little to ease the embarrassment of cyber security authorities.
Private data stolen from hundreds of German politicians, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, have been released online, the government said Friday.
Twitter Inc shares fell almost 7 percent after the company said it was investigating unusual traffic that it said might be from state-sponsored hackers.
The youth wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, says it will not abandon Governor Godwin Obaseki in his quest to get the party’s ticket for a second term in office.
Philippe Coutinho’s loan move to Bayern Munich is costing the Bavarians £563,000 a game, according to German news outlet, Bild.
The Appeal Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Friday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to remove the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its governorship candidate, David Lyon, from the ballot, to enable him to participate in the forthcoming governorship election in Bayelsa State slated for Saturday.
Algeria's parliament Thursday adopted a controversial law aimed at boosting investment in the oil and gas sector, state media said, as activists warned that multinational companies would plunder the country's wealth.
A Moroccan rapper who co-authored a song criticising the kingdom faces two years in prison after appearing in court Thursday charged with offending public officials.
Manchester City “don’t need to sign another defender”, says Vincent Kompany, with Pep Guardiola expected to steer clear of the January transfer market and focus instead on his attacking strength.
Evo Morales, who resigned as Bolivia’s president Sunday after losing the support of the army and police, has said there is now a warrant for his arrest.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), appealed to Nigerian youths, particularly students, to distance themselves from criminal tendencies capable of disrupting their future endeavours.
Notwithstanding the revenue increase the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, said it has achieved with the on-going partial border closure, exporters are counting their losses as countries within the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, sub-region have started rejecting Nigerian cargoes, apparently, as a form of retaliation against the land border closure.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has urged Muslims to regard the Eid-el-Maulud period as an opportunity for sober reflection and a time to demonstrate love.