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Lonestar Cell MTN, Liberian firm, sues telecoms operator over ‘cyber attack’

    Lonestar Cell MTN, Liberian firm, sues telecoms operator over ‘cyber attack’

Lonestar Cell MTN, a mobile operator in Liberia, has sued Orange, a telecommunications company with presence in Liberia, over the latter’s alleged involvement in cyberattacks experienced in the country in

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Colonial pipeline attack: Nigeria is not ready

    Colonial pipeline attack: Nigeria is not ready

In what seemed like a terrible week for the good guys campaigning against the perils of cyber crime, Colonial Pipeline made a $5 million ransom payment to an organised criminal

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ALERT: Microsoft exchange server targeted in cyber attacks, NITDA warns

    ALERT: Microsoft exchange server targeted in cyber attacks, NITDA warns

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has advised users of the Microsoft exchange server to update the software to prevent cyber attacks. In a statement published on the NITDA’s

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Manhunt begins for ‘Nigerian’ cyber criminal attacking organisations globally

    Manhunt begins for ‘Nigerian’ cyber criminal attacking organisations globally

An unnamed Nigerian has allegedly orchestrated numerous malware infection campaigns targeting more than 4,000 organisations globally over the past four months. This has stirred a global manhunt to apprehend the

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Twitter account of Budgit’s Onigbinde hacked

  Twitter account of Budgit’s Onigbinde hacked

The official Twitter account of Oluseun Onigbinde, co-founder of BudgIT Nigeria, a civic tech organisation, has been hacked. The organisation

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Cyber-attack hits Russia, Ukraine

  Cyber-attack hits Russia, Ukraine

A massive cyber-attack has affected Russian and Ukrainian companies and government agencies. The virus known as Petya has affected Rosneft,

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UK parliament hit by cyber-attack

  UK parliament hit by cyber-attack

The UK parliament has been hit by a cyber security attack, according to BBC. The attack is coming about a

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WannaCry computer virus ‘contained’ in Nigeria

  WannaCry computer virus ‘contained’ in Nigeria

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says Nigeria is free from the WannaCry virus that has been affecting computers

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Cyber-attack: Weeks after JAMB portal was hit, Shittu urges banks to be on the alert

  Cyber-attack: Weeks after JAMB portal was hit, Shittu urges banks to be on the alert

Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications, has urged banks to employ experts in cyber defence to safeguard their systems from attacks. This

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WannaCry: All you need to know about the worst cyber-attack in internet history

  WannaCry: All you need to know about the worst cyber-attack in internet history

On Friday, May 12, the world was hit with a massive cyber-attack with over 200,000 computers across 150 countries affected.

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