Cybersecurity

Wife Of The Arrested Russian Global Hacking Mastermind Denies U.S. Charges Against Him

July 25, 2017 0

The wife of an alleged Russian hacker facing extradition from Spain to the United States has told Reuters he is being held in solitary confinement

Google Launches YouTube Anti-terrorism Experiment Against Isis

July 21, 2017 0

Google launches  YouTube anti-terrorism experiment targeted at Isis recruits today. Google’s big experiment in digital counter-terrorism begins rolling out today. Collaborating with its own in-house

Nigeria, Five Other African Countries Prone To Cyber Attack

June 29, 2017 0

Five African countries features significantly in the latest Global Threat Impact Index released for May 2017, by Check Point Software Technologies Limited, of which out

Russia Says Extremist Use Telegram App To Plan Deadly Bomb

June 26, 2017 0

Russian authorities have said that terrorist organizations now use telegram app to carry out terror strikes. Russia’s powerful state security agency said Monday that terrorists

Qatar Crisis: Al-Jazeera Under Cyber Attack

June 9, 2017 0

Qatar state news service, Al-Jazeera claims its satellite systems ad network is currently under cyber attack. The TV channel announced that it had shut down

Hackers ‘To Leak’ Emails Of UAE Ambassador To US

June 3, 2017 0

A computer hacking group that calls itself “GlobalLeaks” has reportedly said it plans to release emails taken from the inbox of Yousef al-Otaiba, the ambassador

Revealed: Most Dangerous Malware That Can Empty Your Account

June 1, 2017 0

A recent report indicated that North Korea cyber warriors were attacking banks in Nigeria and about 17 other countries. At the beginning of June 2014,

China To Launch Cyber-Security Law Despite Concerns

May 30, 2017 0

China will implement a controversial cyber-security law Thursday despite concerns from foreign firms worried about its impact on their ability to do business in the

Ukrainian Intelligence Agency Searches Russian Tech Firm Offices

May 30, 2017 0

Ukraine’s intelligence agency has led a search of offices of Russian-based technology company Yandex on suspicions of treason. Yandex, also known as the Russian Google

Egyptian Government Bans Al Jazeera, Other 20 Websites Over Alleged Support Of Terrorism

May 25, 2017 0

Egypt has banned 21 websites, including the main website of Qatar-based al Jazeera television, for “supporting terrorism”, state news agency MENA and security sources said

Nigeria Taking Steps To Implements Cyber Crime Act -AGF

May 24, 2017 0

Mallam Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) on Tuesday said Nigeria was proactively taking steps to ensure that the Cyber Crime Act

Nigeria Free Of WannaCry Ransomware Attack -NITDA

May 22, 2017 0

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says Nigeria is free from the “WannaCry” ransomware attack but called for sustained security from stakeholders to forestall

Russian Hackers Targeted Pentagon Workers With Malware-Laced Twitter Messages

May 20, 2017 0

Russia may have used Twitter as a tool of international espionage. An article published today in Time describes an official report that circulated through the

Shittu Charges Internet Stakeholders Against Cyber Attacks

May 20, 2017 0

The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu has called on internet stakeholders to put measures in place to tackle all forms of cyber attacks in

French Researchers Discover How To Unlock Ransomeware Without Payment

May 20, 2017 0

French researchers said on Friday, May 19 they had found a last-chance way for technicians to save Windows files encrypted by “WannaCry”, racing against a

China Warns Against Fresh Ransomware Virus

May 19, 2017 0

China has urged Windows users to protect themselves against a new ransomware virus similar to the WannaCry bug that wreaked havoc worldwide last week. “UIWIX”

Zimbabwe Tightens Grip On Telecoms In runup to 2018 Vote

May 19, 2017 0

President Robert Mugabe’s government will have a tight grip on the telecommunications industry until after elections next year, ICT Minister Supa Mandiwanzira said as the

Ukrainian Government Accuses Russia Of Hacking Its Website

May 18, 2017 0

The Ukrainian presidential administration said its website had been attacked by Russia in apparent retaliation for Kiev’s decision to block prominent Russian social networks. “We

Renault Shut Down French Factories After Cyberattack

May 15, 2017 0

As the massive WannaCry ransomware attack spread to over 100 countries this weekend, French automaker Renault halted production in several of its factories on Saturday,

Nationwide Cyber-Attack: Experts Warn Of More Havoc

May 15, 2017 0

Government offices, banks and hospitals around the world are bracing themselves for a possible repeat of Friday’s global cyber attack, while tech giant, Microsoft pinned

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