NIMC Obtains Info Security For Data Protection

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has obtained the highest global standards for Information Security Management System (ISMS), making it one of the few Government-owned facilities certified under the platform in Africa, Vanguard reports.

Nigeria Internet Users Hit 114.7m - NCC

The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC), has revealed that internet users in Nigeria increased slightly to more than 114,752,357 million in February 2019. The agency made this known on Monday in its Monthly Internet Subscribers Data for February posted on its website.

Nigeria Ranked Third In Mobile Malware Attacks In 2018

The world has become more of a global environment, the role of smartphones in business and day to day life is growing rapidly. In response, cybercriminals are paying more attention to how they are distributing malware and the attack vectors used. Four African countries were listed in terms of top 10 countries by share of users attacked by mobile malware; with Nigeria climbing from fifth place in 2017 to third in 2018.

2019: Nigeria's To Hold First WhatsApp Election

Facebook's WhatsApp in recent times has been used globally as a platform for political campaigns and sharing of fake news. This was witnessed in Brazil's elections in October 2018.

Google has banned twenty-nine beauty editing apps form the Google Play Store for maliciously stealing photos, promoting pornography and other nefarious activities. According to TechRadar, a cybersecurity firm, Trend Micro revealed the photo-centric apps which contained malware were inappropriately scheming its users by showing fraudulent full-screen ads when users unlock their phones, steal photos and upload them to an external server.

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