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Hacker Claims To Be Selling Stolen NSA Spy Tools

Hacker Claims To Be Selling Stolen NSA Spy Tools

On Saturday, a load of computer code — whose purpose is to break into other computers — was leaked to the public by an anonymous entity called “The Shadow Brokers.”       The same mysterious entity also promised an upcoming “cyber weapons auction” — the digital equivalent to putting stolen military missiles up for […]

Africans Don’t Trust Their Governments—That’s Great For Cyber Criminals

Africans Don’t Trust Their Governments—That’s Great For Cyber Criminals

African citizens and businesses would rather take their chances with the consequences of cybercrime than share personal information with their governments. That’s why African countries could be a major victim of cyber crime in coming years, warn analysts and government officials speaking at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Kigali last week. The lack […]

Cyberspace Policing Requires New Strategies, Legislation — NCC DG

Cyberspace Policing Requires New Strategies, Legislation — NCC DG

The complexity of policing the cyberspace to safeguard the nation’s intellectual property rights underlines the need to review existing legislation and enforcement strategies to address digital piracy, the Director-General of the National Copyright Commission, Mr. Afam Ezekudo, has said. Ezekudo, who said this in a statement made available to our correspondent against the backdrop of […]

FG Inaugurates Council On Cybercrime

FG Inaugurates Council On Cybercrime

The Federal Government yesterday inaugurated a 31-man Cybercrime Advisory Council to tackle the rising criminal activities and protect the nation’s cyberspace that has cost the country N127 bn annually. The council which comprises representatives of EFCC, ICPC, NAPTIP and DSS among others is to formulate ways of implementing the Cybercrime (Prohibition Prevention etc.) Act 2015, […]