Cybersecurity, Scam & Cybercrime Awareness

SCAM ALERT: Fake FG Covid-19 Relief Fund Websites

SCAM ALERT: Fake FG Covid-19 Relief Fund Websites

12 April 2021

Nigerians are urged to be on the lookout for Fake Websites advertising the Federal Government Covid-19 Relief funds.

Cyberbullying, blackmail and extortion messages

Cyberbullying, blackmail and extortion messages

31 March 2021

Have your checked your inbox and discovered a message that starts like this:

“I’m aware, ********** is your password. You don’t know me and you are probably thinking why you are getting this email, right? Well, I actually placed a malware on the adult video clips (porn) web site…”

Or like this:

“I hacked this mailbox and infected your operating system with a virus…”

Or even:

“I’m part of an international hacker group. As you can guess, your account was hacked…”

Even with Cookies, How to manage your Information Online

Even with Cookies, How to manage your Information Online

30 March 2021

A certain amount of information is by default sent to a site when you take a visit to that site. This information may include the following: IP A,Domain Nameddress, Software Information, Page Visits etc. If the site you're visiting is malicious, files on your computer, as well as passwords stored in the temporary memory, may be at risk.

OpenSSL Releases Security Update

OpenSSL Releases Security Update

27 March 2021

OpenSSL has released a security update to address vulnerabilities affecting versions 1.1.1–1.1.1j. An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause a denial-of-service condition.

CISA encourages users and administrators to review the OpenSSL Security Advisory and apply the necessary update.

Cybercriminals use links, attachments to steal data

Cybercriminals use links, attachments to steal data

24 March 2021

Always think twice before you click on links or attachments from your phone 
or computer

Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome

Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome

04 March 2021

Google has released Chrome version 89.0.4389.72 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This version addresses vulnerabilities that an attacker could exploit to take control of an affected system. 

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