Cyber-criminals

  • Africa & World

    Nigerian national jailed 10 years for US$11m cyber fraud

    A NIGERIAN national was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for his involvement in a computer-based intrusion fraud scheme that caused approximately $11 million in known losses to his victims. “Through subterfuge and impersonation, Obinwanne Okeke engaged in a multi-year global business email and computer hacking scheme that caused a staggering $11 million in losses to his victims,” said…

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  • Africa & World

    Kenyan bullies force President Kenyatta to close social media accounts

    PRESIDENT Uhuru Kenyatta, once one of Africa’s most-followed leaders, said on Wednesday that he was bullied off Twitter by Kenyan citizens, shedding light on a months-long mystery that confused his nearly four million followers. Mr Kenyatta’s accounts on Twitter and Facebook disappeared on March 22 2019 year after he tweeted about fighting corruption.  Authorities claimed that the president’s account was…

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  • Life Hack

    Cyber-bullying is never the victim’s fault

    CYBER-BULLYING can happen to anyone, at any time – and at any age. Never in the history of humanity has bullying been so inventive and thus destructive. Cyberbullies exploit this digital age to spread hate. They intentionally and repeatedly use the internet to cause harm, fear or distress to people. Their behaviour includes harassing individuals they consider weak and defenceless, denigrating…

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