CYBER CRIME: CPN Advises on global Ransomeware cyber-attack known as “Wannacry”

Computer Professionals (Registration Council of) Nigeria (CPN) is the apex regulatory body of Information Technology (IT) education and practice in Nigeria, established by Act No 49 of 1993. CPN is therefore charged with the responsibility for the control and supervision of the computing profession and IT practice in Nigeria. CPN wishes to alert and advice all … Read more CYBER CRIME: CPN Advises on global Ransomeware cyber-attack known as “Wannacry”

18-Year old hacks iOS, floods 911 system with emergency calls

Eighteen-year-old iPhone app developer Meetkumar Hiteshbhai Desai was arrested by Arizona’s Maricopa County Cyber Crimes Unit after he shared a code on Twitter that led to nearly shutting down the 911 emergency system in major areas of Arizona and possibly other states. Meetkumar Hiteshbhai Desai   According to authorities, Desai created a JavaScript exploit, which … Read more 18-Year old hacks iOS, floods 911 system with emergency calls

How hackers can make ‘virtually any person’ click on a malicious link

You can be the smartest security expert in the world, yet researchers could probably still trick you into clicking on a dangerous link. Zinaida Benenson, who leads a group that aims to understand human factors in security and privacy at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany, set out to find out why people decide to … Read more How hackers can make ‘virtually any person’ click on a malicious link