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Cybersecurity, Scam & Cybercrime Awareness

Fake copyright violation notice used for stealing Facebook accounts

Fake copyright violation notice used for stealing Facebook accounts

31 May 2023

If you receive a message saying your Facebook account has been blocked for copyright violation, don’t panic. It’s most likely just another phishing scam.

Deepfakes & Cybercrime: What you need to know

Deepfakes & Cybercrime: What you need to know

16 May 2023

Cybercrime quickly adopts new technologies, one of which is the use of deepfakes — which allows the creation of impossibly realistic-looking images, audio or video with the aid of artificial intelligence (AI).

Police Cybercrime Unit Warns of Possible Phishing, Cyber Attacks

Police Cybercrime Unit Warns of Possible Phishing, Cyber Attacks

16 December 2022

The Nigeria Police Force National Cybercrime Centre (NPF-NCCC) warns members of the public to be wary of phishing attacks deployed through whatsapp messages claiming to be migration protocols to the 5G network services. 

9 Million Nigerian WhatsApp Accounts Hacked - How to use WhatsApp Securely

9 Million Nigerian WhatsApp Accounts Hacked - How to use WhatsApp securely

01 December 2022

With nearly 500 million Whatsapp users' mobile phone numbers globally reportedly hacked, including over 9million contacts from Nigeria, there is a high risk of criminals using these data to carry out malicious activities, such as fraud, identity theft, etc.

Security Alert: Verified Twitter accounts being used for fraud

Security Alert: Verified Twitter accounts being used for fraud

17 November 2022

Purchased, “verified” Twitter accounts are now being abused in all kinds of ways including fraud, impersonation, misinformation / disinformation, etc.

Beware of fake Twitter account verification emails

Beware of fake Twitter account verification emails

02 November 2022

After Twitter's accouncement of their plan to charge $8 account verification, hackers started sending phishing emails to some twitter users.

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