Nigerian Stock Exchange Denies Hacking of Website

Customs Street Nigerian Stock Exchange

By Dipo Olowookere

The management of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has denied reports that its website was hacked by a group known as anonymous.

On Monday, there were social media reports that the admin page of the nation’s bourse was under the control of the hackers, which has attacked several public and private websites of organisations.

But in a statement signed by the management of the NSE, it said its online platform was never hacked as speculated.

“We have noted claims from unknown/anonymous groups that they have illegally accessed the website of the NSE.

“Please be aware that such claims are completely without foundation. There has been no breach of the NSE’s website, which continues to operate normally, maintained by the high levels of cyber-security which we have in place.

“Should you have any further questions or receive any enquiries in this regard, please refer same to contactcentre@nse.com.ng,” the statement said.

Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan. Mr Olowookere can be reached via dipo.olowookere@businesspost.ng

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