Cybercrime – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Mon, 13 Apr 2020 17:03:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg Cybercrime – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 ‘Nobody is perfectly protected from cyberattack during COVID-19’ https://thenewsguru.com/world-news/nobody-is-perfectly-protected-from-cyberattack-during-covid-19/ Mon, 13 Apr 2020 17:03:19 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=247264 By Dayo Benson Editor Politics, Law & Human Rights New York Cybercrime has spiked since Coronavirus scourge swept through cities. Social distancing has not deterred scammers. At times like these, unsuspecting people fall easy prey. Threats of cybercrime are however preventable. These challenges are the focus of a virtual media briefing at the behest of […]

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Pantami says cybercrime travels at speed of light, advocates awareness https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/pantami-says-cybercrime-travels-speed-light-advocates-awareness/ Thu, 13 Feb 2020 17:46:24 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=236014 The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has said that cybercrime travels at the speed of light while cyber security travels at the speed of law. He stated this at the maiden Cyber Security Conference organised by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), on Thursday in Abuja noting that awareness was key to […]

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Cybercrime: Entertainers lend voices as Naira Marley’s trial resumes https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/cybercrime-entertainers-lend-voices-naira-marleys-trial-resumes/ Fri, 27 Sep 2019 09:52:58 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=212487 As the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to resume trial of Nigerian popstar, Naira Marley over fraud, frontline comedians have lent their voices voices against cybercrimes in the society. TheNewsGuru (TNG) reports this took place when the frontline comedians visited the EFCC headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday in support of the anti-graft […]

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Cybercrimes: Institute strengthens awareness as Internet fraud runs deep in Nigeria https://thenewsguru.com/internet/cybercrimes-institute-strengthens-awareness-internet-fraud-runs-deep-nigeria/ Wed, 10 Jul 2019 09:46:01 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=199049 The Digital Bridge Institute (DBI) says it is collaborating with Cisco Networking Academy to intensify awareness on cybercrimes, as the menace of Internet fraud continues to eat deep into the fabric of the Nigerian society. The Acting Administrator of DBI, Mrs Viola Usoro, on Tuesday in Lagos during the 2019 Cisco African Academy Cyber Security […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Between Naira Marley and Internet fraud in Nigeria [Infographics] https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/exclusive-naira-marley-internet-fraud-nigeria-infographics/ Tue, 09 Jul 2019 16:48:51 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=198882 As the menace of Internet fraud, also known as ‘yahoo yahoo’, continues to spread across Nigeria, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has, between June 2018 and June 2019, arrested no fewer than 517 Internet fraudsters, aka ‘yahoo boys’, in Nigeria, including arresting singer Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, for suspected Internet […]

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We must checkmate cybercrime, says Danbatta https://thenewsguru.com/internet/must-checkmate-cybercrime-says-danbatta/ Fri, 28 Jun 2019 16:54:18 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=196947 The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Umar Garba Danbatta has said the Commission in line with its mandate will continue to collaborate with the industry’s stakeholders especially on the issue of cybercrime. Danbatta reiterated this at the 88th Edition of Telecom Consumer Parliament with the theme ‘’Challenges of Cybercrime: The Role […]

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NCC addresses disclosure of subscribers’ identity by telecom operators https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/ncc-addresses-disclosure-subscribers-identity-telecom-operators/ Thu, 27 Jun 2019 18:48:27 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=196818 The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, says it is an offence for any telecommunication operator to disclose data of subscribers on their network. Danbatta said this at the 88th Edition of the Telecom Consumer Parliament (TCP) with the theme: “Challenges to Cybercrime: The Role of Telecom Service Providers ” on Thursday in […]

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NCC, ONSA go tough on fake mobile devices https://thenewsguru.com/gadget/ncc-onsa-go-tough-fake-mobile-devices/ Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:58:29 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=175849 Worried by the recurrent cycle of fraudsters deploying their trade via fake and substandard mobile devices, the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) in collaboration with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and other government agencies, yesterday set up committees to combat the situation. TheNewsGuru (TNG) reports the two joint committees set up are the […]

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NCC takes enlightenment campaign against cybercrime to Niger State https://thenewsguru.com/internet/ncc-takes-enlightenment-campaign-cybercrime-niger-state/ Fri, 01 Feb 2019 10:57:20 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=172615 The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has taken its enlightenment campaign against cybercrime to Mokwa Local Government Area of Niger State, to sensitise telecommunications consumers to the rising wave of the scourge. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday by Mr Nnamdi Nwokike, NCC Director of Public Affairs. He said that the […]

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NCC, Judiciary, to jointly fight cybercrime https://thenewsguru.com/internet/ncc-judiciary-jointly-fight-cybercrime/ Thu, 04 Oct 2018 09:29:23 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=154551 The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Wednesday called for the cooperation and contributions of the judiciary to checkmate rising cases of cybercrime in the country. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, made the plea in Lagos during the “2018 Annual Workshop for Judges on Legal Issues in Telecommunication’’. He said that in […]

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