Cyber-attacks on Nigerian banks imminent, warns group

The Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN) has warned that with the level of vulnerability of the country to cyber-attacks, financial institutions may be hit soon. According to Afon, cyber-attacks were becoming more sophisticated, stressing the need to build resilient cyber defence mechanism for the country. Click here to view complete post at www.biztechafrica.com

FBI declares Nigerian wanted for alleged $5 million email scam

As part of scheme, the suspect and his co-conspirators allegedly defrauded victims across the U.S. by tricking them into wiring money to bank accounts the victims believed were owned by friends or business associates. They did this in two ways: by overtaking an e-mail account of an individual trusted by the victim and then requesting… Read more FBI declares Nigerian wanted for alleged $5 million email scam

Op-Ed: SWOT analysis of the Nigerian e-commerce sector

The 419 scams haven’t just affected Nigeria’s image worldwide, but also the domestic market’s perception of risks with payments online. Combine that with un-banked population and it’s no surprise the industry has developed to a standard of cash-on-delivery for its payments. While the big brands such as Jumia have developed the trust with their customer… Read more Op-Ed: SWOT analysis of the Nigerian e-commerce sector

Nigerian Family Jailed 252 Months in US for Internet Dating Scam

A United States District Judge, Paul W. Grimm has sentenced Gbenga Ogundele aka Benson Ogundele, age 58; of Laurel, Maryland to 234 months in prison, and sentenced his wife, Moji Popoola, aka Mojisola Oluwakemi Tin Popoola/Moji T. Popoola, age 42, also of Laurel, to 18 months in prison, each followed by three years of supervised… Read more Nigerian Family Jailed 252 Months in US for Internet Dating Scam

Nigeria’s Biggest Hacker Convention coming soon

NaijaSecCon ’17 – Nigeria’s first-of-its-kind cyber-security conference, is exclusively focused on technical content and delivered by ethical hackers and security experts that will leave you shocked and enlightened. The session will unveil the latest cyber attacks, techniques and tactics used by today’s hackers and demonstrate ways to protect your networks and critical data. Whether you’re… Read more Nigeria’s Biggest Hacker Convention coming soon