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 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.
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.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has disclosed that about 95.7 million subscribers have been improperly registered since the exercise started in 2011, making the Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card data
The Executive Commissioner, Stakeholder Management at NCC, Mr Sunday Dare, who was represented by Mr Efosa Idehen, the Director, Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement at the commission made the statement during the South-south regional sensitisation workshop on the dangers of fraudulently-activated SIM cards organised by the commission in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.