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New Warnings Show How Hackers in Nigeria Can Remotely Steal Cars

Image sourced from Car Throttle.com. Nigeria’s Communications Commission (NCC) published a warning yesterday advising drivers in the West African country to beware of a new cybercrime method being used by hackers where car doors can be opened and vehicles can be started without keys, all done remotely while the criminals hide nearby. According to the NCC, owners of Honda and Acura-model vehicles are the most susceptible to these kinds of new attacks. The NCC discovered these new grand theft auto methods via investigations made by the Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT), a cybersecurity body established to protect the country’s telecom sector by the NCC. According to CSIRT’s report, released to the media by Dr Ikechukwu Adinde, Director Public Affairs at the NCC, there is an ex...

Nigeria Still Waiting on Federal Government’s Approval for 5G Deployment

Image sourced from the Verge. Nigeria’s final journey into the deployment of 5G technology is expected to begin sometime relatively soon, barring any unforeseen circumstances. The Guardian reports that the only obstacle to the deployment of the technology in Nigeria is approval by the country’s Federal Government. A previously existing obstacle, a supposed loose end, has recently been tightened by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). Approval from the Federal Government is expected within the next few months. Nigeria’s Senate Approves 5G After two trials conducted by MTN and Ericsson in 2019, with the supervision of the NCC, Nigeria’s Upper Legislative Chamber, the Senate approved the deployment of 5G networks in the country. The Senate had agreed that the technological impact tha...