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Cybersecurity, Scam & Cybercrime Awareness

Provisions of the Cybercrime Act, 2015 - Unlawful Access to the Computer

Provisions of the Cybercrime Act, 2015 - Unlawful Access to the Computer

21 March 2019

Any person, who without authorization, intentionally accesses in whole or in part, a computer system or network for fraudulent purposes and obtain data that are vital to national security, commits an offence and shall be liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term of not more than 5 years or to a fine of not more than N5, 000,000.00 or to both fine and imprisonment.

Cyber crime prohibition laws- Theft of Electronic Devices - Scamwatch Nigeria

Provisions of the Cybercrime Act, 2015 - Theft of Electronic Devices

21 March 2019

Any person who steals a financial institutions or Public Infrastructure Terminal commits an offence and shall be liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term of 3 years or a fine of N1, 000,000.00 or to both fine and imprisonment.

Cyber crime prohibition laws- Reporting of Cyber Threats - Scamwatch Nigeria

Provisions of the Cybercrime Act, 2015 - Reporting of Cyber Threats

21 March 2019

Any person or institution, who operates a computer system or a network whether public or private must immediately inform the National Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) Coordination Centre of any attacks, intrusions and other disruptions liable to hinder the functioning of another system or network, so that the National CERT can take the necessary measures to tackle the issues

Cyber crime prohibition laws- Child Pornograpghy and related offences - Scamwatch Nigeria

Provisions of the Cybercrime Act, 2015 - Child Pornograpghy and related offences

20 March 2019

The Cybercrime Act was enacted into law in March, 2015. The objectives of this Act are to:

Provide an Effective and Unified Legal, Regulatory and Institutional Framework for the Prohibition, Prevention, Detection, Prosecution and Punishment of Cybercrimes in Nigeria;

The Nigerian Army University Biu cautions all applicants to beware of Scammers posing as admission agents.

The Nigerian Army University Biu cautions all applicants to beware of Scammers posing as admission agents.

12 February 2019

The Nigerian Army University Biu cautions all applicants to beware of Scammers posing as admission agents.

All processing and payments must be made via the REMITA platform.

Watch out for scammers this holiday season.

Watch out for scammers, this holiday season.

13 December 2018

Scamwatch is warning Nigerians to be careful about being caught out by holiday season scams.

Scammers will take advantage of special days or major events like Christmas to con people out of their money or personal information.

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