Computer News - In Brief


-The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said last week Nigeria is now ranked third among the top ten sources of cyber crime in the world just as it said over $557million were lost globally to cyber criminals in 2009.After the United States with 65 per cent of cyber criminal activities and the United Kingdom with 9.9 per cent, Nigeria is the next hub of cyber criminals in the world with 8 per cent.

- Tunisia is currently hosting the forum on "Storage Technologies and Computer Security" attended by representatives of international companies specializing in the sector.It was an opportunity to exchange views and expertise between the economic operators and the most active players in terms of storage, security and electronic filing.The meetings scheduled as part of this forum, are devoted to the introduction of new orientations and latest novelties in the sector through the products and services of computing companies such as "Stonesoft", "Fortinet", "Flexos" and others. Morocco's city of Casablanca hosted the last two sessions of this forum in 2008 and 2009.