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NCC Report On Virus Stealing Bank Details On Android Phone And Why Nigerians Should Be More Careful

In a recent report from the Punch News, the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has gotten wind of a new high-risk and damaging malware known as Flubot which is targeting Android users in Nigeria. This information was revealed in a statement signed by the Director, Public Affairs, Ikechukwu Adinde.

  1 month ago ago
NCC Report On Virus Stealing Bank Details On Android Phone And Why Nigerians Should Be More Careful

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

NCC Issues Warning About New Virus That Targets Bank Information.

According to the Nigerian Communications Commission, a new high-risk and harmful malware known as 'Flubot' is targeting Android smartphones with false security updates and application installations. Malware is a generic term used by the commission to describe a virus or software that is designed to disrupt, damage, or obtain unauthorized access to a device.

  1 month ago ago
NCC Issues Warning About New Virus That Targets Bank Information.

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

5 Reasons Why Your Laptop Is Slow

1. Too Many Programs Running In The Background Although you could just close most of the program that you have running, some programs will continue to run in the background, even after you close them. This can take up your processing power, slowing down your system.

  2 months ago ago
5 Reasons Why Your Laptop Is Slow

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

3 Reasons Why Your Computer Frequently Crash

1. Corrupt Registry Files There is a Windows registry in every Windows based PC. The files present in that registry are integral to the operation of your computer. As time passes, some files may be misplaced, lost or become corrupt. Frequent crashes are usually the symptom of when that happens.

  2 months ago ago
3 Reasons Why Your Computer Frequently Crash

TECHNOLOGY

9 ways you are accidentally damaging your phone

Whether you’re planning on upgrading to a new smartphone within a few months or hoping that your current phone will last you for a couple more years, it’s probably in your best interest to make sure you aren’t inadvertently sabotaging your phone’s chances at a long Facebook-and-Minecraft-filled life. Ahead, check out nine ways that you may be accidentally damaging your smartphone — and figure out a few ways to stop the bumps and bruises before they result in a broken phone. 1. Installing malware

  1 year ago ago
9 ways you are accidentally damaging your phone

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

5 Proven Tips for Protecting Your Computers Against Virus

Malware is an attack that strives to take control of your device and take relevant data, for example, passwords or bank data. There are three important types of malware: viruses, worms, and hacks. Viruses are the most effortless to spot and can prompt issues like making your device freeze up, flooding your device with pop up ads, and interestingly taking your device offline.

  3 months ago ago
5 Proven Tips for Protecting Your Computers Against Virus

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Gionee Arraigned, Programmers Sentenced To Six Month Prison For Malware Infections

Chinese court has reportedly charged Gionee smartphone company for intentionally infecting their Gionee phones with Trojan horse malware, this has been taken place as far back as December 2018 and has infected over 20 million smartphones via an app.  According to report reaching from China, the China Judgement Document Network alleged that the malware was transfered to the smartphones through update of a certain app in order to make profit from users through unsolicited adsence and other illegal means without

  11 months ago ago
Gionee Arraigned, Programmers Sentenced To Six Month Prison For Malware Infections

TECHNOLOGY

How To Know If A Web Link Is Safe Before Clicking.

From the way things are going now, the world is advancing technologically. A lot of business transactions is going on in the internet. Some persons are defraud of their hard earn money and even been exposed to Malware. Some youths believe that whatever they see online is true, unknown to them that any person can sit in his home and run an internet stuffs/ means to defraud people. Any person can creatively a web link. Some many domain name are open every day.  We can't totally surfs the internet without clicking

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How To Know If A Web Link Is Safe Before Clicking.

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

6 Signs your phone has a virus

Strange charges on your phone bill – Unexpected charges might be symptomatic of a virus.Malicious applications can make money by using your phone to send premium text messages or calls. Invasive adverts – Overbearing adverts are also signs that you may have adware on your device.Adware can infect your phone with malicious code.

  6 months ago ago
6 Signs your phone has a virus

TECHNOLOGY

5 Possible Ways To Outsmart A Scammer

Please click on the follow Button for more We can never be too careful online. Cybercrime is now the biggest economic crime in Australia. In 2016 alone, Australia lost over $70 million to scams and more y 134,000 people reported scams, according to the Australia competition and consumer commission (ACCC). HERE ARE 5 SIMPLE THINGS YOU CAN DO TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM CYBERCRIME: 1) You Have To Know Your Enemy Educate yourself about y different types of scams and how to protect yourself. Here are some common types

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5 Possible Ways To Outsmart A Scammer

SCIENCE

FICTION: 10 Strongest aliens of Ben 10

This will be ranked by Strength, Speed, Abilities, Intelligence and Statements 10)Swampfire Swampfire is ten because of he has more powerful flames than heatblast and on top of that has has incredible strength and regeneration Abilities: Chlorokinesis Fire Generation Methane Projection Sleeping Spores Seed Generation Adhesive Mud Regeneration Elasticity Body Alteration Flight (via Propulsion) Enhanced Strength Enhanced Durability Enhanced Agility Enhanced Flexibility Enhanced Jumping Ultimate Abilities: Pyr

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FICTION: 10 Strongest aliens of Ben 10

TECHNOLOGY

Four Ways You Can Accidentally Damage Your Smartphone.

It is a very surprised when buying Phone and unfortunately get Damage in within short period of time . Here are Ways cause quick damage of the Phone. 1) Leaving your phone plugged in: leaving your device plogged in and charge all night is not a great for the longevity of your phone.over charging of your phone can damage the phone so far the phone is completely charge , you don't need to leave it on charging because too much of charging the device can generate more heat and can affect either battery or devic

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Four Ways You Can Accidentally Damage  Your  Smartphone.

TECHNOLOGY

8 Tips On How To Prevent Your Computer From Malware

Most of us have had to deal with a computer virus or some sort of malware by now. It wasn’t fun; it was annoying, time consuming, and very frustrating. When our computers start slowing down or behaving in an unusual way, we are often quick to suspect that we have a virus. It might not be a virus, but it is likely that you have some sort of malware. Some are malicious, and others are just annoying. The worst culprits are the hijackers—malware programs that take over your browser, or worse yet, your compu

  1 year ago ago
8 Tips On How To Prevent Your Computer From Malware

TECHNOLOGY

Follow this way to protect your IP address

You are typically assigned a dynamic (changes periodically) IP address by your ISP. However, you can sign up for a static (never changes) address if you wanted to run a web server from your house. There is some debate as to which is safer, though it is arguably more secure to have a dynamic IP address because “there isn’t a constant target for the attacker,” says Steven Burn, Lead Malware Intelligence Analyst at Malwarebytes. It all boils down to the steps you take to secure your IP address. Here’s

  1 year ago ago
Follow this way to protect your IP address

TECHNOLOGY

24 Interesting Facts You Need to Know about Internet

1.The majority of Internet traffic is generated by bots like Google and Malware, not humans. 2.The first webcam was created in Cambridge to check the status of a coffee pot. 3.Over 100,000 .com domains are registered every day. 4.Over 37% of the internet is porn. 5.The first physical item ever bought and sold on the Internet was a bag of marijuana around 1971. 6.If the Internet went down for a day, 196 billion emails and 3 billion Google searches would have to wait. 7.The first illegal online transaction ev

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24 Interesting Facts You Need to Know about Internet

TECHNOLOGY

Stop disclosing you OTP password today, you will be exposed to fraud

OTP or one time password are issued by banks and other financial organisation are used for monetary transactions. Your account can be cleared if this sector is handled carelessly. This fraud is done via two means There are two ways: (i) In OTP thefts, victims are deceived into giving away their OTP’s on a phone or email or SMS conversations. (ii) Malware, a software designed to corrupt or gain access to a system that gets the OTP’s in the form of SMS. The offenders, provided with the OTPs, then transfer

  1 year ago ago
Stop disclosing you OTP password today, you will be exposed to fraud

TECHNOLOGY

Malware That Signed Users Up To Subscription Services Without Their Permission Found On Tecno Phone

What is Malware ? Firstly, malware is a portmanteau for two words. It is coined by blending malicious and software. According to Wikipedia , malware is any software intentionally designed to cause damage to a computer, server, client, or computer network Malware is different from software bug . While software bug is unintentional, malware is intentional. There are different types of Malware 1. The Trojan horse 2. Spyware 3. Ransom ware 4. Rootkit 5 A backdoor virus etc Spyware is a software that collect data

  1 year ago ago
Malware That Signed Users Up To Subscription Services Without Their Permission Found On Tecno Phone

TECHNOLOGY

Hackers are Using Coronavirus Maps to Spread Malware

Hackers are Using Coronavirus Maps to Spread Malware Coronavirus outbreak dashboards like this one, created by John Hopkins University have become a much useful way to keep track of how the deadly virus is spreading across the globe. But hackers are creating fake coronavirus maps to infect users with malware. Doppelganger Security researcher Shai Alfasi at Reason Labs discovered that hackers have started using fake coronavirus dashboards to scrape user data, including user names, passwords, credit card numb

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Hackers are Using Coronavirus Maps to Spread Malware

TECHNOLOGY

4 Things You Do To Damage Your Smartphone

Our Smartphones are becoming a long-term investment. From business to casual use, and we'll love to see our phones last longer because of it's cost.  However, the following are the things You do to shorten the life expectancy of your phones. 1. Installing malware One of the biggest misconceptions about smartphones is that you don’t have to worry about security with them nearly as much as you do with your computer. But that’s a myth, and downloading apps at random without doing your research is a great

  1 year ago ago
4 Things You Do To Damage Your Smartphone

OTHERS

These Are The 10 Top Countries That Have Suffered with Malware

Indian 15.2 million, Bangladesh 2.5 million, Pakistan 1.6 million, Indonesia 572K Nepal 469K US 302K Nigeria 287K Hungary 282K Saudi Arabia 245K This is how the malware gets to uses device. The Android user goes to 9App store and unsuspectingly download an app – it could be a game, photo utility or an adult theme app which might happen to be one of the infected apps: Phone Projector, Rabbit Temple, Kiss Game: Touch Her Heart, Girl Cloth XRay Scan Simulator, or Flash – Call Screen Theme. Now, the infecte

  1 year ago ago
These Are The 10 Top Countries That  Have Suffered with Malware