HBO Hackers Demand Millions in Ransom Note

Hackers claiming to have breached HBO were demanding millions of dollars in ransom payments from the television group, while threatening to release more files from what is claimed to be a massive data breach. A video circulating online directs a message to HBO chief Richard Plepler claiming that the group “obtained valuable information” in an […]

Lagos speaker loses N9.2m to Facebook hackers

The Federal High court in Lagos has sentenced three men accused of cybercrime and theft of N9.2million belonging to the  Lagos State House Speaker to Ikoyi Prison. The men, Frank Nwokobia, 27, Ezeoke Kanayochukwu, 25, and Godwin Essien, 28, were charged by the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), of the Lagos State Police Command, […]

Cyberattack Hit Venezuela Leaving Millions Without Mobile Phone Service

Venezuela government on thurday  confirmed a massive cyberattack which brought down governement websites and left about seven millions users without mobile phone service. A hacking group named “The Binary Guardians” has claimed responsibility for attacks that targeted the websites of the government, the supreme court and the National Assembly. “These terrorist actions which affected the Movilnet’s […]