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Cybersecurity, Scam & Cybercrime Awareness

Instagram Announces "Security Checkup" feature to help users recover hacked account

Instagram Announces "Security Checkup" feature to help users recover hacked account

17 July 2021

Instagram has introduced a new "Security Checkup" feature that aims to keep accounts safe and help users—whose accounts may have been compromised—to recover them

Email Account Verification Phishing Scam

Email Account Verification Phishing Scam

27 April 2021

If you have received a mail asking you to click re-confirm your email address to avoid expiration, Please ignore!!!

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

Such mails comes in different subjects and and with different threats, but the message boils down to a claim that the sender infected your computer by hacking your account or placing malware on a porn site you visited. They appear to have harvested your e-mail contacts, social networks, instant messengers, and phone book

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.

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