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Cybersecurity, Scam & Cybercrime Awareness

scamwatch Nigeria Covid19 scams

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Scams

25 March 2020

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Scams

Cyber criminals usually take advantage of matters arising to create a false story to enable them defraud unsuspecting consumers. Unfortunately, Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the spread of coronavirus to exploit and play on the fears of consumers.

They are falsely selling coronavirus-related products online, and using fake emails or text messages to try and obtain personal or financial data.

Other scams include phishing emails and phone calls impersonating the Federal Government and the World Health Organisation.

High profit investment scams

Beware of high profit investments

28 February 2020

Beware of investments on social media offering high returns within a very short period. Only invest if you’re prepared, and can afford, to lose your money. 

If high returns are being promised or even suggested, then this means there are higher risks associated with the investment

#Malware can be used to steal your money, personal information and cause damage to data and systems.
#Malware can be used to steal your money, personal information and cause damage to data and systems.

Malware prevention tips and advice

26 February 2020
[Video]
Learn how to protect yourself from phishing campaigns targeted at bank customers.
Learn how to protect yourself from phishing campaigns targeted at bank customers.
 Six investment Scam Tactics you need to be aware of #BeScamSmart
Six investment Scam Tactics you need to be aware of #BeScamSmart
 Always check with the Securities & Exchange Commission to see a list of authorized investment firms. Learn more at https://scamwatch.ng
Always check with the Securities & Exchange Commission to see a list of authorized investment firms. Learn more at https://scamwatch.ng

Avoid online trading scams

26 February 2020
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