Posts Tagged ‘Cybercrimes’

Cybercrimes: Nigeria Lost N5.5trn to Fraud in 10 Years – Forensic Experts

Nigeria is estimated to have lost about N5.5trillion to fraud and cybercrimes in the last 10 years. This figure was given by the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Professionals of Nigeria’s (CIFIPN’s) protem President, Dr Victoria Enape, during the opening ceremony of a training/ induction programme for the institute’s new members yesterday in Abuja. […]

Internet Security: 9,000 Nigerians attacked by Malware

As legitmate and innovative ICT professionals are  busy thinking how to enhance life with the aid of technology, cyber attackers, pimps and rats are designing ways to add sorrow to living while lining up their pockets with your hard earned cash. Their latest trick is to hide under your favourite celebrities, songs and movies and […]

SIM recycling rings danger for phone users

Phone numbers are now often considered the “trust anchor” for end-user accounts. In some cases, a user’s valid phone number is their user name. But what happens when the very phone numbers that are used to verify and keep end-users secure are given up, recycled and assigned to a new person? Phone number recycling is […]

Justin Trudeau appoints new cabinet minister in charge of Internet censorship

The Prime minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau has appointed a new cabinet minister who will be in charge of Internet censorship. Read his mandate to the new cabinet minister below; Dear Mr. Guilbeault: Thank you for agreeing to serve Canadians as Minister of Canadian Heritage. On Election Day, Canadians chose to continue moving forward. From […]

How a Nigerian man managed to Hack US Government site, gave family, friends permanent citizenship

A twitter handle populaly known for tweeting leaks, have allegedly published that how a Nigerian man managed to Hack US Government site, gave family, friends permanent citizenship. See the publication below:

Nigerian Extradited to U.S. Over Role in Major Cybercrime Scheme

A Nigerian citizen was extradited to the United States on charges related to his role in a major cybercrime scheme that involved business email compromise (BEC) attacks. The man, Babatunde Martins, 64, a resident of Accra, Ghana, will stand trial for wire fraud, money laundering, computer fraud, and aggravated identity theft, the United States Department […]