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Thursday, Sep 19th

Spammers exploit West Africa's Ebola outbreak.

Spammers exploit West Africa's Ebola outbreak

Spam emails describing 'victims dying' of the virus are being crafted.

 Nigerian IT worker implicated in $38mn bank heist.

Nigerian IT worker implicated in $38mn bank heist

Godswill Oyegwa Uyoyou is wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

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Nigerian state to extend ghost worker biometrics initiative

Ongoing exercise in Bayelsa State could be expanded to include education and health government workers.

Fake matric exam e-cards scheme hits Nigeria.

Fake matriculation exam e-cards scheme hits Nigeria

Warnings have been issued by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) about the crime.

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Nigeria kick-starts biometric BRISIN project

President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration has awarded the national security system project to Dermo Impext.

Nigerian banks investigated over cybercrime involvement.

Nigerian banks investigated over cybercrime involvement

Investigations are underway into financial institutions that have allegedly colluded with fraudsters.

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‘Syrian conflict spurs on Nigerian spammers’

Internet security firm Kaspersky warns of scam emails containing references to the war-torn country.

FirstBank Nigeria gets top IT security certification.

FirstBank Nigeria gets top IT security certification

Financial institution has re-certified to latest International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).

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‘Nigerian govt website hacker arrested’

Suspect accused of having hacked state security and education websites.

West Africa’s fight against software piracy needs to be intensified, says Microsoft.

West Africa’s fight against software piracy needs to be intensified, says Microsoft

Technology firm says region’s government agencies and corporates need to work together.

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Biometric identification mulled for Nigeria’s ATMs

Move being considered by the country’s central bank governor to further prevent fraud.