WhatsApp played a big role in the Nigerian election

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain There is growing concern about the potential for the message and media sharing platform WhatsApp to undermine democracy in a number of countries across the world including Brazil and India. Because WhatsApp is encrypted—and so offers users far greater protection from prosecution than Twitter or Facebook—it has become particularly notorious […]

Nigerian man ran email scam from Villawood detention centre, police say | Money

[ad_1] A Nigerian man ran a multimillion-dollar email scam out of Villawood immigration detention centre, using 16 mobile phones and 17 sim cards, police will allege in court. The 43-year-old man is among four people arrested and charged over the long-running scam that defrauded small businesses, stole identities, and deceived would-be lovers online. The deceptions […]