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MALWARE: What it is, Why Dangerous? -Success Kafoi

Malware is an umbrella term used to refer to a variety of forms of hostile or intrusive software. It is a shortened combination of the words malicious and software. It is a term for any sort of software designed with malicious intent. That malicious intent is often theft of your private information or the creation of a back-door to your computer so someone can gain access to it without your permission. However,

Biometrics-based Security, Not as Secured as it seems -Success Kafoi

Biometrics are automated methods of recognizing a person based on a physiological or behavioral characteristic. It measures features such as face, fingerprints, hand geometry, handwriting, iris, retinal, vein, and voice. With the aid of Biometric authentication, the unique biological characteristics of individuals used to verify identity for secure access to electronic systems. With the power of Biometrics technology today, fingerprint, which is a unique physical attribute of human body, is

Nigeria Spared from World’s Biggest Cyber Attack – NITDA

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says the recent WannaCry or WannaCryptor ransomware attack, considered to be one of the biggest cybersecurity attacks in recent history, has been contained, as Nigeria was spared from the attack. A statement by Director General/CEO of NITDA, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, says Nigeria was spared from the attack due to the massive enlightenment campaign, awareness and proactive measures put in place to

TELECOMS CONTRIBUTED 9.1% GDP IN Q4 2016: NIGERIA

  The Nigerian telecommunications sector has contributed 9.1% to the country’s GDP in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to a recent report by the National Bureau of Statistics. The report shows that the telecom sector contributed N1,663 billion to the country’s economy, which represents an increase of 1.1% points relative to the previous quarter. While stating that the share of telecoms in total real GDP had declined throughout 2010

New Malicious Apps Detected on Google Play

New Malicious Apps Detected on Google Play Three malicious applications have been detected on Google Play collecting revenue on ads by bringing together three separate techniques. The three apps on Google Play are said to use delayed attacks, self-naming tricks, and an attack list dictated by a command and control server to click on ads in the background without the user’s knowledge, according to Symantec, an internet security company in