"FG Foiled 108 Attempts to Hack FEC Virtual Meetings": Pantami Says, Shares More Stunning Revelations
- The minister of communications has made a shocking revelation of how FEC meetings have experienced multiple hack attempts
- Isa Pantami, who made this revelation while listing the achievements of his ministry, noted that most of the hackers were traced to Europe
- He added that in the past 42 months FEC virtual meetings have recorded over 100 hack attempts
Isa Pantami, the minister of Communications and Digital Economy, has said that there were multiple attempts to hack the virtual meetings of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).
He made this assertion on Thursday, January 26, 2023, while listing the achievements of his ministry in the past 42 months.
Isa Pantami spills more details
The minister disclosed that since the present administration unveiled a policy on virtual engagements for public institutions in 2020, a total of 108 virtual FEC meetings have been held, The Cable reported.
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Pantami also said most of the hack attempts were traced to locations in Europe.
“We had to inform the country where the attacks were coming from,” he said.
Kuje Attack: Aregbesola Reveals What FG Did to Prison Break Perpetrators, Spills Shocking Details
In another development, the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, revealed what the Federal Government did to foil new jailbreaks in the country's prisons.
Aregbesola, On Thursday, January 26, 2023, noted there were fresh attempts to break into some of the country’s correctional facilities after last year’s incident at Kuje Prison, but the Federal Government did not lose guard.
Aregbesola disclosed that most of the culprits were “sent to their Maker.”
Reactions as first robot lawyer set to launch, appear in court next month
In another report, the social media space was engulfed with a series of reactions after information emerged that a robot lawyer powered by artificial intelligence will appear in a United States court next month.
According to reports, the robot lawyer is a first-of-its-kind and is designed to help defendants fight a traffic ticket in court.
In a report by the US Daily, the robot lawyer was designed by the chief executive officer of a US intelligence company, DoNotPay.