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    Metro Imo Records Highest Cyber Crime In S/East – Leadership Newspaper

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday disclosed that Imo State has recorded the highest number of cybercrimes in the entire South-East geo-political region. Regional Commander of the EFCC in the South East, Usman Iman made the disclosure at the 16th Anti-Corruption...
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    Metro Emefiele says cyber fraud, kidnapping will reduce if borders remain closed for 2 years – Pulse Nigeria News

    He says fraudsters and kidnappers will be left with no option but to embrace agriculture. The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele has said that security challenges and cyber crimes in Nigeria would.... Read more via Pulse Nigeria New – Get More...
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    Metro How To Avoid Being Victim Of Cybercrime – Leadership Newspaper

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has offered important mitigating measures to telecom consumers on how to protect themselves from falling victims of cybercrime in its various forms while using the Internet. According to the commission, one of the best ways to be protected is for...
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    Business Cyber-crime attacks among start-ups are on the increase – IT News Africa news

    Cyber-crime is a real and present danger and attacks are becoming increasingly common and more sophisticated, especially among small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs). It is estimated that 32% of South African businesses have experienced … Read more via IT News Africa news alert –...
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    Metro How to Protect Your Phone Against a SIM Swap Attack – Wired

    A spate of hacked Instagram accounts. A $220 million lawsuit against AT&T. A bustling underground crime ring. They all have roots in an old problem that has lately found new urgency... Read more via Wired – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Business The risks mobile payments present to financial service – IT News Africa news alert

    The risks mobile payments present to financial service It’s no secret that the financial services industry is a top target for cybercriminals looking to steal valuable data. In fact, data shows that financial firms face daily attacks that attempt to bypass defences protecting a growing …...
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    Metro Student accused of defrauding foreigners of $750 gets bail – Punch Newspapers

    An Ikeja Special Offences Court has granted bail to Abimbola Awe, a 23-year-old student of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ogun, charged with defrauding two foreign women of $750. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that prior to the bail hearing, Awe had been remanded for over a month at … Read...
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    Metro BURSTED!! Scammer Who Impersonated A Governor On Facebook, Arrested (Photo) – Naijaloaded

    One Mr. John Okwudili from Isseleukwu who defrauds unsuspecting members of the public by impersonating Governor Willie Obiano on … Read more via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most Visited Music & Entertainment Website – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro 21-year-old Nigerian cyber criminal, one other jailed in the UK for committing offences against the National Lottery – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Two cyber criminals were on Friday, July 13, sentenced for committing offences against the National Lottery, after a National Crime Agency investigation. Daniel Thompson, 27, and Idris Kayode Akinwunmi, 21, were jailed for eight months and four months respectively at Birmingham Crown Court...
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    0ver 81% of cyber security incidents are unresolved in Nigeria, says report – ITPulse News

    A 2017 Cyber Security Report has disclosed that over 81 percent of cyber security incidents in Nigeria are either unreported or unresolved, leaving room.... Read more via ITPulse News – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Medical doctor turned criminal says Nigerian banks very easy to hack – ITPulse News

    Mr. Michael Thompson Williams, a Medical doctor turned cyber criminal has revealed details of how Nigerian banks are vulnerable to all sort of cyber.... Read more via ITPulse News – Get More Nigeria Metro News