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 arrests graduate for duping American firm

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

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 New WannaCry Ransomware and How to Protect Yourself

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