NCC Warns Telecom Consumers About Two Cyber Vulnerabilities

NCC Warns Telecom Consumers About Two Cyber Vulnerabilities

1/29/2022 4:38:00 AM

NCC Warns Telecom Consumers About Two Cyber Vulnerabilities

The Nigerian Communications Commission’s Cyber Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has independently identified two cyber vulnerabilities and

The CSIRT, in its first-ever security advisories less than three months after its creation, has solely identified the two cyber-attacks targeting the consumers and proffer solutions that can help telecom consumers from falling victims to the two cyber vulnerabilities.

A statement issued yesterday by the public affairs director of NCC, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde said the first is described as Juice Jacking, which can gain access into consumers’ devices when charging mobile phones at public charging stations and it applies to all mobile phones. The other is a Facebook for Android Friend Acceptance Vulnerability, which targets only Android Operating System.

Read more: LEADERSHIP NEWS »

HMO Plans | Affordable Health Insurance for Nigerians | AXA Mansard

Get access to affordable healthcare for yourself or loved ones with our health insurance or HMO plan Read more >>

How cyber attackers access mobile phones when charging in public -NCCcyber attackers to gain unauthorised entry into unsuspecting mobile phone users devices when they charge their mobile phones at public charging All of a sudden they sound tech savvy mtcheww

Cyber-stalking: We are not backing down on Malabu scandal - HEDAChairman of the Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) Resource Centre, Mr. Olanrewaju Suraju yesterday said he would not be cowed to back down in the case of the Oil Prospecting License (OPL) 245 popularly known as the Malabu scandal.

Fresh cyber attacks hit NigeriaThe Nigerian Communications Commission’s Cyber Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has independently identified two cyber vulnerabilities and advised Nigerian telecom consumers on the measures to be taken to get protected from the cyber-attacks.

NCC widens ICT options to empower youths — DanbattaThe Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Garba Danbatta has disclosed that NCC has put various Information Communication Technology (ICT) youth empowerment initiatives in place to help the youths.

Fresh cyber attacks hit NigeriaThe Nigerian Communications Commission’s Cyber Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has independently identified two cyber vulnerabilities and advised Nigerian telecom consumers on the measures to be taken to get protected from the cyber-attacks.

How cyber attackers access mobile phones when charging in public -NCCcyber attackers to gain unauthorised entry into unsuspecting mobile phone users devices when they charge their mobile phones at public charging All of a sudden they sound tech savvy mtcheww