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Facebook Changes its Name to “Meta”

Facebook on Thursday announced that it has changed its company name to Meta. This announcement was made at the Facebook Connect augmented and virtual reality conference held virtually on Thursday, The re-branding reflects the company’s growing ambitions beyond social media, also this is coming after the company has dealt with a barrage of news reports over …

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John McAfee, Antivirus Software Pioneer, Found Dead In Prison Cell

John McAfee the creator of McFee’s antivirus software has been found dead in a prison cell in Barcelona, Spain.  He was held in Brians 2 prison in Sant Esteve de Sesrovires when guards found him dead and were unable to resuscitate him local newspaper confirmed. According to the El Dario newspaper in a statement released, …

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How to install Wireshark on Windows 10

Wireshark is an open-source network packet analyzer. It is the world’s leading network packet analyzer, and an essential tool for security professionals or systems administrators, and also for teaching purposes. Network traffic is analyzed in real-time and is one of the best tools for troubleshooting issues on your network. The Wireshark software can be downloaded …

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What is Wireshark?

Wireshark is an open-source network packet analyzer. It is the world’s leading network packet analyzer, and an essential tool for security professionals or systems administrators, and also for teaching purposes. Network traffic is analyzed in real-time and is one of the best tools for troubleshooting issues on your network. Wireshark is written in C, C# programming …

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NCC lifts ban on SIM registration

The suspension of SIM registrations began in December 2020 when the NCC said that all telcos should link National Identification Numbers (NIN) to every mobile subscriber. After four months of suspending the registration of new SIM cards, Nigeria’s Communications Commission (NCC) has lifted the ban, and sales of new sim begin today. Dr. Isa Pantami, …

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Toshiba CEO steps down after company received CVC buy-out offer

Nobuaki Kurumatani, chief executive officer of Toshiba is said to step down, after a controversial buy-out bid from his former employers CVC Capital Partners. According to Nikkei’s report, CVC reportedly supplied a 30% premium by placing around $20 billion on the desk to purchase out the Japanese company. Nobuaki Kurumatani’s resignation follows shareholders passing a …

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Mark Zuckerberg Found using Signal secure chat app

The recent Facebook data leaks have revealed that the company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg uses the secure messaging app Signal, one of the main competitors of Facebook-owned WhatsApp. Reports suggest that the leaked data includes Zuckerberg’s phone number, Facebook user ID, personal details that include; location, marriage details, and birth date. What is shocking for many …

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MTN Resolved to Use OPay, Flutterwave, Kuda, Others for Recharge Channels

You’ll recall on Friday, we reported that customers of MTN Nigeria were bar from using the USSD code for recharging or buying data from banks owing to disagreements between the two parties over commission and service charges. As a result of the disconnection, MTN is exploring other electronic payment platforms for its customers to recharge …

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Harris Federation suffers a ransomware attack, affects 40,000 students’ email

Harris Federation an educational charity has become the fourth multi-academy trust to have suffered a ransomware attack since February this year. The ransomware attack has forced the educational charity to shut down its IT systems, and temporarily disable its email system and switchboard services. The temporary move has left students unable to access their email …

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