Chinese tech giant Tencent has been fooled by impostors posing as representatives of the country’s most famous chilli sauce brand, police said, in a saga that nearly pitched the two famous brands against each other in court. The dispute between Tencent — owner of the WeChat app — and legendary […]
New Zealand police said Monday they have seized $90 million from Alexander Vinnik, a Russian bitcoin fraud suspect who is in French custody but is also wanted in the United States. New Zealand Police Commissioner Andrew Coster said it had worked closely with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service in the […]
Electrical and electronic experts have called for adoption of 5G mobile technology for Nigeria not to be left out of the ongoing global technological industrialisation and development evolution. They made the call at a 5G Health Symposium webinar organised by the Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (NIEEE) on […]
Cybercrime is one of the most lucrative illegal activities in Nigeria. Press releases from the Nigerian anti-graft commission, EFCC, were usually centred on the arrest of a cybercriminal or group. In August 2019, 77 Nigerians were among 80 suspects involved in cybercrimes dubbed by the United States prosecutors as one […]
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has completely deactivated 2.2 million Improperly registered Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) Cards across Telecommunication networks nationwide. The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, made this known in a statement signed by Dr Henry Nkemadu, Director, Public Affairs in Abuja. Danbatta said that the […]
Popular microblogging platform, Twitter on Monday revealed it had discovered attempts by state actors to gain access to its users’ phone numbers. The discovery was reported to have been prompted by a security researcher who unveiled a “contacts upload’ flaw in its platform. In a statement published on its privacy […]
An infamous hacker group, GandCrab that was thought to have disbanded appears to be behind a wave of new attacks being carried out across the world.
Kik Messenger is shutting down despite the service having millions of active users around the world.