Cybersecurity, Scam & Cybercrime Awareness

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. 

SCAM ALERT: National Identification Number(NIN) & Banking Scams

SCAM ALERT: National Identification Number(NIN) & Banking Scams

28 January 2021

Scamwatch Nigeria is warning Bank Customers to watch out for scammers impersonating Banks and requestng that phone numbers linked with bank accounts MUST be linked to their NIN (National Identification Number) or stand the risk of loosing their accounts.

Drupal Security Update

Critical Update (SA-CORE-2021-001) for Drupal

22 January 2021

The Drupal Security Team has released a Security Update which addresses a vulnerability affecting Drupal. An attacker may exploit this vulnerability to take control if Drupal is configured to allow .tar, .tar.gz, .bz2, or .tlz file uploads and processes them.

Telegram

How to Configure Privacy & Security on Telegram

21 January 2021

Learn how to configure Privacy and Security settings as you take a leap from WhatsApp to Telegram

Why Gift Cards? The Emergence of a new cash out method for Cyber crimes

Why Gift Cards? The Emergence of a new cash out method for Cyber crimes

19 August 2020

The hardest part of any financially motivated cybercrime is the cash out. 

The strategy for cashing out for cyber criminals needs to be easy enough to make it worthwhile and safe enough to stay under the radar of the both the financial institutions involved or law enforcement agents. 

Can the police search my phone, laptop or other electronic device?

Can the police search my phone, laptop or other electronic device?

13 August 2020

The police have a right to search phones and laptops and other electronic devices, however this search can only be performed if a search warrant has been issued

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