Cybercrime Law

How to Protect Your Family from Mail Fraud

Most of us know to ignore those email scams that offer life-changing sums of money for a little investment up front. But what about the scams that get delivered right to your front step? From phony job offers to fake sweepstakes, mail fraud plays all the same notes as phishing emails and other social engineering attacks. And even if you’re the type of security-aware individual that would never fall for

Keeping Kids Safe from Identity Theft

Your kids may not be able to do much with their social security numbers, but cyber criminals can! Identity thieves can apply for credit cards, housing, government benefits, and more if they can get their hands on a child’s information. Each year, about 1.3 million kids have their identity stolen. It’s easy for these crimes to go unnoticed too until a child turns 16 or 18. So what can you do,

DOWNLOAD: Malware Trend Report H2 2017

About the OIC-CERT Malware Trend Report H2-2017 The OIC-CERT Malware Trend Report H2-2017 is the 3rd of its kind covering malware trends for the 2nd half of 2017. This is an outcome of the Malware Research and Coordination Facility project which is a collaborative effort from the Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation – Computer Emergency Response Team (OIC-CERT), the Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) and other organisations of

Great Big List of Cybersecurity Resources

Beef up your cybersecurity knowledge with this list of cybersecurity resources, including data threats, data breaches, books, jobs, companies and VC funding Here’s an excuse for IT workers to take some extra time off and head to the beach. Bring a smartphone or tablet, and check out these cybersecurity lists. They’re an easy read—chock-full of insightful cybersecurity facts, figures, statistics and more. Cybersecurity list of links: List of data threats for IT

Backups Are Essential In The Fight Against Ransomware

Following the recent spate of ransomware attacks on businesses and government agencies across the world, the security press has largely focused on patching and updates as the key to protection against ransomware and malware in general. Thorough patch-management policies are an essential part of doing business online, but the push to patch ignores the fact that many enterprise organizations are not in a position to apply patches as soon as

The Nigerian Cybercrime Act: Legal practitioner highlights critical issues that need to be addressed

The Nigerian Cybercrime Act: Legal Practitioner highlights critical issues that need to be addressed Barrister Kunle Adegoke, a legal practitioner and partner with M.A. Banire & Co. has highlighted some critical issues on the Nigerian Cybercrime Act 2015 which need to addressed by the Nigerian legislative body. While speaking at the National Cyber Security Awareness Month Conference (NASCAM), Adegoke said one of the critical point for consideration in the Nigerian