FG To amend Cyber-crimes Act

Following widespread condemnation of the Cybercrimes Act, the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Justice has disclosed that it is committed to the amendment of the Cybercrimes Act. The Act is considered by many lawyers, journalists and activists as repressive, unconstitutional and illegal.

WhatsApp Detects Spy Attacks On Devices

Facebook Company, WhatsApp has detected a malicious software attack by Hackers that remotely install surveillance software on phones and other devices using a major vulnerability in the messaging app.

Facebook Shutdown Israeli Firm’s Fake Accounts Targeting West Africa

Facebook says it has removed hundreds of social media accounts that were engaging in “co-ordinated inauthentic behaviour,” which is the company’s broad phrase for election interference and other forms of public manipulation via news and social media, targeted at countries in West Africa including Nigeria.

Naijaseccon Cybersecurity Conference Returns

The largest annual technical Cybersecurity conference in Nigeria and Africa “NaijaSecCon” has returned for the third edition, taking a role of maturing the Nigerian information security space. This year’s conference will hold on May 3, 2019, at the Ace Olivia Hall in City Mall, opposite Muson Centre, Lagos.

2019 Polls: How Israeli Firm Spearheaded Pro-Atiku Propaganda On Facebook

Facebook has disclosed that it had disabled a set of about 265 fake facebook and Instagram accounts that were created by a Tel Aviv, an Israeli based Archimedes Group for interfering with the recent Nigeria General Election.

MTN Converts to Public Company

MTN Nigeria Communications (MTN) announced that it has finalised plans to be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), converting it from a private to a public company.
Mr Ferdi Moolman, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) made the disclosure yesterday in a statement.

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