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

Nigeria: The View That ‘419’ Makes Nigeria a Global Cybercrime Player Is Misplaced

The contemptuous label of “cyber-criminals” is the figurative sword with which the Nigerian image is generally being hacked and left for dead. According to Professor Biko Agozino of Virginia Tech university, This unfortunate generalisation, especially in the media, has a far-reaching negative impact on the overall image of Nigeria as a nation. It’s become the… Read more Nigeria: The View That ‘419’ Makes Nigeria a Global Cybercrime Player Is Misplaced

Infinix Sending Data To China Suspected Backdoor Found in Analysis

I accept that some of app’s do collect information regarding the device but they do in a secured way i.e in encrypted form under some terms and conditions. However one of the worst thing i have noticed is Infinix was sending data in un-encrypted state to a vulnerable server. In case if that server is… Read more Infinix Sending Data To China Suspected Backdoor Found in Analysis

Cybercriminals focusing on data-rich smartphones

“Cybercriminals go where there is value, and they have understood that the smartphone has become the preferred terminal for online shopping and payment,” said Tanguy de Coatpont, head of the French branch of international anti-virus firm Kaspersky Lab at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Click here to view complete post at guardian.ng

Hackers shift attention to WhatsApp users

Indications have emerged that hackers are now stealing people’s bank details by sending files over the messaging service, WhatsApp. “Once opened, the documents can gather sensitive information from users, including online banking details. So far the cyber criminals have only targeted WhatsApp users in India, sending files disguised as coming from official government organisations,” added… Read more Hackers shift attention to WhatsApp users