Tuesday , 25 February 2020

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MTN hails prosecution of battery thieves

MTN hails prosecution of battery thieves

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - MTN South Africa has welcomed the sentencing of some culprits behind the menace of battery theft. Sentences of between five and ten years have be ...

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Scammers drool over prospects of Valentine’s Day loot

Scammers drool over prospects of Valentine’s Day loot

by DION HENRICK  CAPE TOWN - CYBER security experts are wary of the likelihood of an increase in online attacks and scams ahead of Valentine’s Day, on the back of over 7 000 attac ...

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Africa’s digital freedom celebrated alongside Mandela

Africa’s digital freedom celebrated alongside Mandela

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - THE South Africa Central Registry (ZACR) is celebrating three years since the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) granted it ...

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Safe internet use promoted in sub-Saharan Africa

Safe internet use promoted in sub-Saharan Africa

by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG - A NUMBER of non-profit organisations and government agencies throughout sub-Saharan Africa have partnered to raise awareness about internet saf ...

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Huawei pledges UK economic growth after 5G approval

Huawei pledges UK economic growth after 5G approval

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – IN response to the United Kingdom (UK) approving it in its 5G rollout, Huawei assured the country of world-leading technology that would contrib ...

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Telkom trains employees against cyber criminals

Telkom trains employees against cyber criminals

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – TELKOM South Africa has invested in ongoing employee training and development to ensure cyber security awareness and compliance. The telecommunicati ...

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Russia’s silent assassins defraud African banks

Russia’s silent assassins defraud African banks

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – BANKS in Sub-Saharan Africa are at the mercy of a Russian speaking hacking group, most likely to be the infamous Silence outfit previously respo ...

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Rural Limpopo areas connected to the world wide web

Rural Limpopo areas connected to the world wide web

by AKANI CHAUKE in Polokwane POLOKWANE – REMOTE areas in the northern Limpopo Province of South Africa are to enjoy the benefits of the internet thanks to an investment of US$30 0 ...

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Windows7 demise leaves users vulnerable to cyber crooks

Windows7 demise leaves users vulnerable to cyber crooks

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – AS of January 14, a quarter of the world’s personal computers (PCs) will be more vulnerable to ransomware as Windows 7 end of life. Microsoft e ...

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SA exchanges tackle cyber-criminal syndicates

SA exchanges tackle cyber-criminal syndicates

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – ADMINISTRATORS of South Africa's Internet Exchanges (INXs) have joined the global fight against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks that h ...

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