Category: Security

Infinix Sending Data To China Suspected Backdoor Found in Analysis

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

Is Infinix Really Stealing Data?

From past few days it has been observed that some of bloggers and researchers are publishing same post under different names that a cellular brand known as INFINIX is anonymously stealing data of users and sending back to their servers. When I saw the post for the first time I was also shocked but then Read More

Cybercriminals focusing on data-rich smartphones

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 Read More

US jails Nigerian 27 years for $1.7m internet scam

A US court last Thursday sentenced a Nigerian, Olayinka Ilumsa Sunmola, to 27 years in jail for international romance scam he perpetrated from 2007 to 2014. Lagos-born Sunmola, who was the ringleader of a love scam organisation based in South Africa, was also ordered to repay $1.7m. Continue Reading Read More

Email Address Harvesting: How do spammers gather private email addresses?

Email Address Harvesting: How do spammers gather private email addresses?

Tired of sorting and deleting loads of Spam from your mail accounts. Do you wonder if you can put a stop to receiving Spam? Well yes, follow some simple rules and protect your email details from Email Address Harvesting. Continue Reading Read More

East Moline man sentenced for part in Nigerian internet scam

An East Moline man was sentenced to time served and three years of supervised release for his part in a Nigerian internet scam that defrauded victims of more than $100,000. Frederico Sausedo, 50, was charged in U.S. Continue Reading Read More

Cybercrime hitting victims where it hurts most, their pocket

Cybercrime hitting victims where it hurts most, their pocket

Cybercrime continues to claim thousands of victims each year that leaves these hapless individuals out of pocket. Continue Reading Read More

eLDee Music mogul details how greed has destroyed music distribution in Alaba market

eLDee Music mogul details how greed has destroyed music distribution in Alaba market

Music mogul eLDee has revealed the sole reason why Alaba International Market has fallen from grace as Nigeria’s major music distribution hub. Continue Reading Read More

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

Africa: Cybercriminals Target African Countries With Ransomware

Africa: Cybercriminals Target African Countries With Ransomware

Botswana was the most-attacked country in Check Point’s list of 117 at-risk nations, followed by Malawi in second place, Namibia in fourth, Uganda in ninth and the Democratic Republic of Congo in tenth place. South Africa moved up to 31 on the list from 58th position in October, while Kenya dropped to 24th (from 22nd Read More

Analyzing A First Bank Scam Email

Possibly the same bunch of never-do-wells behind the GTBank scam email that I published on this site last week are also behind the First Bank scam email I received last week – reproduced below. However, this scam mail is a little less sophisticated than the previous. My comments, in red, details the red flags you Read More

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