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NCC warns Nigerians on two new ways hackers steal information through phone charging, Facebook

NCC warns Nigerians on two new ways hackers steal information through phone charging, Facebook

The Nigerian Communications Commission’s Cyber Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has independently identified two cyber vulnerabilities and advised Nigerian telecom consumers on the measures to be taken to get protected from the cyber-attacks. The CSIRT, in its first-ever security advisories less than three months after its creation, has solely identified the two cyber-attacks targeting the consumers and proffer solutions that can help telecom consumers from falling victims to the two cyber vulnerabilities. The first is described as Juice Jacking, which can gain access into consumers’ devices when charging mobile phones at public charging stations and it applies to all mobile…
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Facebook changes name to ‘Meta’

Facebook changes name to ‘Meta’

Social media giant, Facebook has changed its name to Meta. Facebook made the statement on its official social media pages. According to Facebook chief, Mark Zuckerberg, the parent company’s name is being changed to “Meta” to represent a future beyond just its troubled social network. Speaking during the annual developer conference, he said, “We’ve learned a lot from struggling with social issues and living under closed platforms, and now it is time to take everything that we’ve learned and help build the next chapter. “The metaverse is the next evolution of social connection. It’s a collective project that will be…
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Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook impostor, others jailed in Kwara

Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook impostor, others jailed in Kwara

A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin yesterday jailed a 21-year-old Jatto Sheriff Umar, who claimed to be the founder of Facebook, Mr. Mark Zuckerberg, in order to defraud unsuspecting victims via online relationship for offences that bordered on impersonation and cybercrime fraud. Also, another court sitting in Ilorin has convicted four other persons over similar offences. They are a fake US Military Officer, Oguntoyinbo Oluwatobi Damilola; Taiwo Akinyemi Kayode from Ekiti West Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Adebayo Adeola Mark from Osi in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State, Adedoyin Olayinka, from Ilesha West Local Government…
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Facebook bans nearly 1,000 ‘militarized social movements’ – documents

Facebook bans nearly 1,000 ‘militarized social movements’ – documents

Facebook has placed at least 986 groups on a private list of banned “militarized social movements,” according to internal Facebook documents published by The Intercept. The documents hint at the scale of militia organizing on Facebook — something the company cracked down on in August of 2020. Militarized social movements are one part of Facebook’s larger “dangerous individuals and organizations” list, which The Intercept published a snapshot of in its entirety. The term refers to armed groups that promote armed conflict, as well as groups that support violence or looting at protests; in practice, it’s apparently composed largely of right-wing…
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