The Federal Government has stated that it foiled 66 attempts by hackers from Europe to compromise the virtual meetings of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) held weekly.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, made this known in Abuja at the 19th edition of the President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) Administration Scorecard Series (2015-2023) on Thursday.
According to The News Agency of Nigeria, Pantami stated that since the unveiling of the National Policy on Virtual Engagements for Federal Public Institutions in October 2020, not less than, 108 virtual FEC meetings had been held.
He said from the 108 virtual FEC meetings held, 66 attempts to compromise the meetings were made from Europe but all failed. The minister said all the cases were reported to the appropriate authorities for the record and actions.