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Hackers taking advantage of coronavirus scare to spread malware_Ehiabhi Femi

Security research firms have uncovered despicable acts by hackers taking advantage of the fear over the coronavirus outbreak to spread malware through emails. According to experts from IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence, hackers have been sending spam emails to potential victims in Japan. The emails claim that the new coronavirus has infiltrated the country, and urge the receiver… Continue reading Hackers taking advantage of coronavirus scare to spread malware_Ehiabhi Femi

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DATA BREACH: NITDA INVESTIGATES LIRS_ Ehiabhi Femi

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says it is investigating the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) over breach of Nigeria Data Protection Regulation. NITDA in a statement signed by its Director General Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi on Friday said LIRS breached the data regulation by publishing a web portal – https://lagos.qpay.ng/TaxPayer – where personal… Continue reading DATA BREACH: NITDA INVESTIGATES LIRS_ Ehiabhi Femi

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WORST PASSWORD OF 2019: ARE YOU USING ONE OF THEM?_Ehiabhi Femi

SplashData released their “Worst passwords of 2019” list, which includes the top 25 most dangerous and most commonly leaked passwords. In an interesting turn of events, password has for the first time in the list’s history been knocked out of the top two spots. “Invoking the name of the president or any other celebrity as your password… Continue reading WORST PASSWORD OF 2019: ARE YOU USING ONE OF THEM?_Ehiabhi Femi

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ACCENTURE’S NEW OFFERING HELPS FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS COMBAT FINANCIAL CRIMES AND COMPLY WITH REGULATIONS _Ehiabhi Femi

Accenture has introduced a compliance-as-a-service offering to help financial institutions, fintech and technology companies cost-effectively combat financial crime and comply with related regulations. Navigating the regulations that combat financial crime can be very expensive, and financial institutions have incurred hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties for failing to prevent parties from disguising illegally obtained… Continue reading ACCENTURE’S NEW OFFERING HELPS FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS COMBAT FINANCIAL CRIMES AND COMPLY WITH REGULATIONS _Ehiabhi Femi

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FRSC DENIES CHIP WHIP NUMBER PLATE ISSUANCE_Ada Nkong

The Federal Road Safety Corps has denied issuing the 'Chip Whip' plate number that has raised a lot of discussions in the social media. The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has ordered investigation into the matter. The number plate with the inscription ‘Chip Whip,’ purportedly issued to a member of the… Continue reading FRSC DENIES CHIP WHIP NUMBER PLATE ISSUANCE_Ada Nkong

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AMEND ACT ESTABLISHING UNIVERSITIES AND WE WOULD JOIN IPPIS-ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) said it will only join the Federal government Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information system (IPPIS) if acts establishing universities were amended by the National Assembly. Other conditions include addressing all grey areas with regards to sabbatical, external examiners, external assessors and earned academic allowances as well as capturing… Continue reading AMEND ACT ESTABLISHING UNIVERSITIES AND WE WOULD JOIN IPPIS-ASUU

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RENEWAL OF NATIONAL ID CARD N5000-NIMC_Ada Nkong

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), says the renewal of the National Identity Card will cost five thousand naira (N5,000) payable through remita. This was disclosed by its tweeter handle (@nimc_ng) monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday, and confirmed by a staff of the Corporate Department of the NIMC.… Continue reading RENEWAL OF NATIONAL ID CARD N5000-NIMC_Ada Nkong

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WE ARE COMMITTED TO END OF USE OF PRE-REGISTERED SIM CARDS-NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is committed to clamping down on the sale and usage of pre-registered SIM cards in the telecommunication industry. The Southeast Zonal Controller of the commission, Mrs Emilia Nwokoro, disclosed this on Monday, when she paid a courtesy visit to the zonal office of the News Agency of Nigeria… Continue reading WE ARE COMMITTED TO END OF USE OF PRE-REGISTERED SIM CARDS-NCC

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FG ORDERS NCC TO BLOCK 9.2 MILLION SIM CARDS_Femi Ehiabhi

The Federal Government has directed telecommunication operators, through the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) to block about 9.2 million sim cards without proper registration. The directive followed the submission of the short-term performance by the NCC as directed by the Minister of Communications Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami. Recall that Pantami had directed all Agencies and… Continue reading FG ORDERS NCC TO BLOCK 9.2 MILLION SIM CARDS_Femi Ehiabhi