Cybercrime

  • 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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  • 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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  • Courts and Law

    Pupils speak out on social media abuse

    Pupils have called on government to intensify awareness on cybercrime to help curb abuse of social media in schools. This was revealed during the on-going awareness campaigns by police to stop social media and drug abuse at schools throughout Mashonaland East province. Videos of schoolchildren engaging in sex orgies and drug abuse recently went viral on social media amid reports…

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