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EFCC Honours Danbatta With Anti-Corruption Ambassador’s Badge

In recognition of his effort toward entrenching a culture of anti-corruption in the communications industry, the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has received an ambassadorial badge from the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa. Bawa presented the […]

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NCC-CSIRT Advises Users On Steps To Avert Somnia Ransomware Risks

In response to the discovery of a new attack that compromises victims’ VPN (Virtual Private Network) accounts to compromise messaging app, Telegram, the Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has advised users to adopt two-factor authentication to protect their Telegram accounts and to not download unknown Advanced IP Scanner Software. Ukrainian cyber experts discovered the […]

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NCC Alerts Users On ‘Mobile Apps Group’s Apps Installation Risks

Following the constant introduction of malicious apps into Google Play Store, the Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has advised users against the installation of apps from the offending publisher, ‘Mobile Apps Group’, whose products were discovered to contain Trojans and malware that are harmful to users and their privacy. NCC-CSIRT’s advisory […]

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NCC Disowns ‘Certificate of Site Ownership for Mass Transmission Antenna’ Letter

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has discovered, through social listening and environmental surveillance, that a fraudulent letter, titled ‘Certificate of Site Ownership’, for clearance of ‘Mast Transmission Antenna’, is being circulated by some unidentifiable fraudsters purporting that the letter was issued by it. The fraudulent letter claimed that the Commission had conducted an inspection on […]

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NCC-CSIRT Alerts Windows’ Users On Threats Of Blackbyte Ransomware

The Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has raised concern about a high-impact threat to Windows operating system, the Blackbyte Ransomware, which has the capacity to bypass protections by disabling more than 1,000 drivers used by various security solutions. The NCC-CSIRT stated the BlackByte ransomware gang, which is using a new technique […]

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Police Enforce Appeal Court Judgment Reinstating Titles To 400 Allottees

The FCT Police Commissioner, Mr Babaji Sunday on Thursday September 29 sent 20 policemen to enforce the Court of Appeal judgement that reinstated members of the ‘’Incorporated Trustees of Apo XK Extension Residents Association’’ titles to over 400 plots of land. The policemen accompanied about seven bailiffs from the FCT High Court to serve the […]

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NCC-CSIRT Advises Users On Firmware Update In Lenovo’s Products

The Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT), following  several vendor vulnerabilities confirmation by  Lenovo in some of its products, has rated the probability of the vulnerability as high with an equally of high damage potential and, therefore, urged users of affected products to update their firmware. The NCC-CSIRT’s  advisory came a barely […]

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Proposed Investment And Securities Bill Will Curb Ponzi Schemes, Others – SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Nigeria at the weekend expressed optimism that the passage of the proposed Investments and Securities Bill (ISB) will check the surging incidents of Ponzi/Pyramid and other illegal investment schemes in the country. The Director-General of the commission, Mr. Lamido Yuguda, was quoted in a statement that the passage of […]

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NCC-CSIRT Advises Zoom Users To Update Software For Protection

The Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has advised users of video-telephony platform, Zoom, to install the latest update of the software from its publisher’s official website following the discovery of vulnerabilities that allow a remote attacker to exploit the app. The advisory issued by the NCC-CSIRT indicated that the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team […]

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NCC, Civil Defence Corps Seal Pact To Tackle Telecoms Crimes

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has partnered the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) to tackle some of the criminal activities bedeviling the telecom industry, such as telecom equipment vandalism and fraudulent registration of Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards among others. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, who addressed a gathering of senior […]