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State-sponsored hack revealed as lone hacker

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Surely everyone has at some time been the recipient of an amateurish email scam from Nigeria? Well, Nigerian scammers have just got a whole lot more professional – so much so that an international cybersecurity specialist mistook a lone 20-something chancer from the outskirts of Lagos for a full-on, nation-state… Read more »

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Cyber theft by Nigerian IT worker

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Police are on the hunt for a Nigerian IT worker based on his alleged role in co-coordinating a £25m ($40m) cyber-theft at a bank in Abuja where he worked. Godswill Oyegwa Uyoyou is being sought by Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). A wanted notice claims he helped conspirators… Read more »

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