I’ve got a long-standing history with Nigerian scammers, not that have I have fallen prey to any of their devious social engineering schemes, but for some strange reasons, lots of people around me have. Recent activities in the Nigerian cyber threat landscape indicate that Internet fraudsters who are otherwise known as “yahoo boys” have turned their attention to the local market and are targeting vulnerable, “cyber unaware” individuals, unsurprisingly the most commonly used instant messaging platform in Nigeria, WhatsApp, has become their new hunting ground.

Oluwatobi Afolabi

Cyber Security Engineer. Man of many hats. Anime lover. Python noob. I enjoy studying red team ops and popping shells on HTB in my free time.

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