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ALERT: Malware targeting routers, Windows PCs in circulation, NCC warns

    ALERT: Malware targeting routers, Windows PCs in circulation, NCC warns

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned Nigerians against two cyberthreats — ‘Lokilocker’ and ‘Botnet’ — which targets Microsoft Windows platforms and specific kind of routers, respectively. Ikechukwu Adinde, NCC

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ALERT: USB drives with ransomware in circulation, NCC warns Nigerians

    ALERT: USB drives with ransomware in circulation, NCC warns Nigerians

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned the public against installing USB devices from unknown sources as such devices may contain ransomware. Ransomware is a form of malware designed to

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ALERT: This is not coronavirus tracker but a ransomware

    ALERT: This is not coronavirus tracker but a ransomware

While you seek to stay updated on the coronavirus, you should beware of a ransomware that masks itself as providing real-time information on the disease. A ransomware is a type

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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. Experts described it as the world’s “greatest cyber-attack”. How the

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NCC releases guidelines on preventing cyber-attack

  NCC releases guidelines on preventing cyber-attack

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has listed protective measures needed to guide against cyber-attack which has affected more than 200,000

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Nigeria on the alert as cyber-attack hits 99 countries

  Nigeria on the alert as cyber-attack hits 99 countries

Nigerian authorities are studying a Ransomware cyber-infection that has affected computer devices of organisations in about 99 countries. Ransomware is

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This virus ‘kidnaps’ your PC and asks you to pay

  This virus ‘kidnaps’ your PC and asks you to pay

As if the rate of physical kidnap and abductions were not enough, Ransomware, a new computer malware (virus), does a

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