Category: Security

This Chatbot Wastes Scammers’ Time, And It’s Glorious 

Image credit: Pexels At some point, we’ve all been contacted by a Nigerian prince, long-lost uncle, or some guy that just can’t manage to get a bank account with the promise that if we just make one small wire transfer we’ll have millions in our account by morning. Admittedly, I’ve responded to a few for Read More

New wire fraud gripping unsuspecting forex dealers

By Odunewu Segun A new group of international internet fraudster has devised new ways of extorting money from unsuspecting Nigerians, especially forex traders, using unscrupulous law enforcement agents. According to information reaching National Daily, the scheme starts with a routine text message alert to an unsuspecting forex dealer informing him that his account has… Read full story Read More

EFCC arrests 4 suspected yahoo boys who specialise in defrauding American, European women

Home | News | General | EFCC arrests 4 suspected yahoo boys who specialise in defrauding American, European women What Super Eagles need to qualify for 2018 World Cup – Siasia Shettima, others join Governor Lalong to bury his younger brother in Plateau (photos) Read More

Confession of a phone dealer: I sell stolen phones as London Used to customers

Th suspects with several phones By Kazeem Ugbodaga Operatives of Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a phone dealer who specialised in buying stolen mobile phones from armed robbers and ‘one chance’ gangs then sell them as London used phones to unsuspecting members of the public. The suspect, Jamiu Read More

Human Parts Used To Prepare Concoction To Hypnotise Victims – Yahoo Plus Boyw

The war against Cyber crime otherwise known as yahoo yahoo, by security agents in Nigeria may take a long time to be won, if the confession of a 25-year-old alleged internet fraudster is anything to go by. The suspect who simply gave his name as Chidi, disclosed that what people used to know as yahoo Read More

If you use multiple online accounts, then you need a password manager

In order to keep your online accounts safe, it is a great idea to use a unique password for each site.  However, if you have several different accounts on various sites, it could become quite a chore to remember all the passwords. One way to reduce that stress is to use a password manager. Now, Read More

EFCC arrests graduate for duping American firm

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos zonal office, has arrested a suspected Internet fraudster, Ake Oluseun, for tax fraud, otherwise known as Ijoba in local parlance. The 30-year-old suspect, a graduate of Computer and Information Science, was arrested in Lagos, following intelligence report. The release signed by the commission’s spokesperson, Wilson… Read full Read More

EFCC returns N36 million to school allegedly defrauded by bank workers — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

Salihu (middle) presenting the money to the proprietor, Chukwuogo. • Arrests eight for alleged internet fraud The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has returned a sum of N36,186,012 to Mrs. Ifeoma Chukwuogo, proprietress of Jephtah International School, East-West Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, as money recovered from three suspected fraudsters, who allegedly diverted the… Read More

Notorious Yahoo-Boy Caught and Thrown Into Jail | Photo

An internet fraudster from Nigeria has met his waterloo in the UK after he was convicted for fraud. A fraudster who threw a wallet full of bogus credit cards out of his window when NCA officers arrived to arrest him has been jailed for two years and four months. Alexander Akinyele, 37, of Doncaster Place, Read More

FG Denies Plans to Wire-tap Nigerians

FG Denies Plans to Wire-tap Nigerians

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, denied the report via a statement signed on his behalf by his Special Assistant on Media, Segun Adeyemi. He likened the report to classic disinformation that has permeated the media space, insisting that government has no intention to wiretap phone calls made or received by members Read More

Why some Nigerians are scared of talking on phone

You are probably already wondering: Why on earth would anyone be scared or have the fear of talking on the phone? The funny truth is that the fear of making and receiving phone calls is so common it has its own name: phone phobia (also telephone phobia or telephobia). A number of Nigerians who have Read More

New WannaCry Ransomware and How to Protect Yourself

New WannaCry Ransomware and How to Protect Yourself

On Friday we alerted you to a global ransomware campaign a few hours after it started. That campaign has now infected over 10,000 organizations and 200,000 individuals in 150 countries. This includes the UK National Health System which saw ambulances divert from affected hospitals. On Friday a researcher accidentally stopped the ransomware from spreading by Read More

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