- Naira sinks to 620 against the pound, Euro Rises
- EX-NBA President, Ozekhome clash with Shittu over Magu
- FG sets up committee to reposition teaching
- Police vow clampdown on Ogun unregistered, tinted vehicles, errant drivers
- Numerous suits slowing down Byelsa’s development-Govt.
- Ondo Assembly shuns court order, bars reinstated lawmakers from House
- 70%of Nigeria’s problems rooted in religion says, Pam
- Culture, tourism: We’ll make Osun UAE of Nigeria, says Oyetola
- Fayemi approves N96.1m Scholarship for physically -challenged students, others
- Insecurity: Army to recruit 18,000 Soldiers next year
- CAN Charges Government to adopt new anti-kidnap strategy
- Nigeria must be renegotiated through conscious dialogue Adebanjo
- Gbajabiamila Mourns as security Aide Kills Vendor
- Diri, Dickson kick as gunmen kill inspector in Ex-governor’s Home
- Post EndSARS: 100 killed,269 assets burnt, says the government
- Get approval before using Corps Members’ uniform in movies
- Court orders arrest of Atiku’s son for ‘contempt’
- Third Mainland Bridge: FED. Govt. completes the First Phase repairs
HEADLINES FROM NIGERIA’S MAJOR NEWSPAPERS DECEMBER,1
- NYSC Stream 2 to resume camp December 3, says PTF
- ICPC uncovers N450m hidden in a bank account by court officials
- Gani Fawehinmi Awards hold Dec 10
- Group asks Buhari to change Service Chiefs
- Imo Community Drags EFCC To PMB Over Inaction On Petition
- Police re-arrest 4 Escapees from Edo Prison
- Kano Records 211 Rape cases in 2020
- ICPC Uncovers Hidden $919,000 in Court Officials Accounts
- END OF YEAR TRAVEL-NCDC urges Nigerians to limit non-essential domestic, international travels
- Again, bandits kill 7 farmers, abduct 30 others in Katsina-Lawmaker
- Iran Supreme Court: Physicians express alarm over amputation sentences on 4 men
- One out of seven Libyans needs mental health care-WHO Report
- N69.4bn: AMCON kicks over Jimoh Ibrahim moves to recover property
- FG Warns against Christmas carol, tells Nigerians abroad to stay away.
- 95% Anambra Corps Members to teach says NYSC
- Each Corps Member to get N2m for agriculture-NSPRI
- Oyetola, I, shunned ego to resolve LAUTECH Crises-Makinde
Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers November,30
- Oyetola: God revealed to me I would be Governor
- PDP, APC trade words over insecurity in Ekiti
- Yar’Adua’s brother vows to tackle banditry
- Alaafin gives panacea for peace
- Borno Massacre: Death toll hits 110 as 43 buried
- Framers killings: Govs. question security agencies capability
- Protect yourselves against terrorists, CNG tellS Northerners
- N3bn needed to resuscitate Ajaokuta steel -Senate Committee
- 33-year-old Ebonyi driver arraigned for 24 passengers’ death in a crash
- NAPTIP rescues 83 trafficked persons in Ondo
- I05 tested HIV-positive during the lockdown in Ogun -govt
- Ogun hoodlums snatch soldiers gun, hold Customs Officer hostage
Security News-Three Nigerians Arrested For Cyber -Crime
Three Nigerian Nationals have been arrested in Lagos for their suspected involvement in Business email compromise(BEC) Scams.
The three identified only as OC,32, IO,34 and OI,35-are believed to be part of a larger organized crime group called TMT, which has been involved in malware distribution, phishing and extensive BEC fraud.
According to Interpol, the three likely setup phishing links, domains, and mass mailing campaigns. By impersonating representatives of organizations, the suspects leveraged the campaigns to deliver26 malware families, including spyware and remote access tools.
Some of the malicious programmes employed by the group include AgentTesla, AZzorult, Loki the nanopore at, Spartan, and Remcos RAT.
In preparation for launching of the Scams and Stealing funds, the malware was leveraged to gain access to and monitor the systems of victim organizations and individuals.
Sice 2017, the TMT group is believed to have targeted government and private sector companies in over 150 countries. Data extracted from devices pertaining to the three arrested members have helped identify approximately 50,000 victims.
The three were arrested as part of Operation Falcon,a-year long investigation conducted by Interpol and Singapore based Security firm Group -IB, with assistance from Nigerian police.
Group -IB which has been tracking the cybercrime ring since 2019, claims that roughly half a million government and private sector companies could have been compromised.
The cybercriminals targeted organizations in the US, the UK, Singapore, Japan, Nigeria and other countries, looking to steal login information from browsers, email, and FTP Clients. The monetization methods are still under investigation, Group -IB says.
By IONUT ARGHIRE- Security week-Internet and Enterprise Security News, Insights Analysis.
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