Thursday , 13 December 2018

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  • Hackers lurking as festive season nears

    Hackers lurking as festive season nears

    by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - BUSINESSES and homeowners have been urged to secure their information and communications technology (ICT) networks in order to thwart hackers during ...

  • Brexit slows down IT spending in EMEA

    Brexit slows down IT spending in EMEA

    by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - SPENDING on information technology (IT) in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions is projected to total $973 billion in 2019. This represe ...

  • Winners feature highly in AfricaCom award nominations

    Winners feature highly in AfricaCom award nominations

    by  AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - SOME perennial favourites are shortlisted for the annual AfricaCom Awards set for Cape Town later this month. Among the multiple nominees are Econet ...

  • Varsities at mercy of rampaging cyber criminals

    Varsities at mercy of rampaging cyber criminals

    by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG - ACADEMICS must be careful when online following the detection of multiple cyber attacks hitting at least 131 universities in 16 countries, inclu ...

Hackers lurking as festive season nears

Hackers lurking as festive season nears

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - BUSINESSES and homeowners have been urged to secure their information and communications technology (ICT) networks in order to thwart hackers during ...

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Brexit slows down IT spending in EMEA

Brexit slows down IT spending in EMEA

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - SPENDING on information technology (IT) in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions is projected to total $973 billion in 2019. This repres ...

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Winners feature highly in AfricaCom award nominations

Winners feature highly in AfricaCom award nominations

by  AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - SOME perennial favourites are shortlisted for the annual AfricaCom Awards set for Cape Town later this month. Among the multiple nominees are Econe ...

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Varsities at mercy of rampaging cyber criminals

Varsities at mercy of rampaging cyber criminals

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG - ACADEMICS must be careful when online following the detection of multiple cyber attacks hitting at least 131 universities in 16 countries, incl ...

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Wireless regulator offers tips for mobile protection

Wireless regulator offers tips for mobile protection

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - SOUTH Africa’s self-regulating mobile content and applications industry body is urging subscribers to scan, monitor and their subscriptions at least ...

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Cybercrime a major challenge for Kenya businesses

Cybercrime a major challenge for Kenya businesses

CYBER-SECURITY is still a major issue for business in East Africa’s biggest economy. In fact, according to Africa's Cybersecurity report, the cost of cyber-attacks in Kenya is app ...

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Refined SA wireless code tackles malware, ransomware

Refined SA wireless code tackles malware, ransomware

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - THE Wireless Application Service Providers Association (WASPA) has updated its Code of Conduct to address potential challenges posed by malware and ...

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Fax machines exposing companies to hackers

Fax machines exposing companies to hackers

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - ORGANISATIONS and individuals could be hacked via their fax machines using newly discovered vulnerabilities in the communication protocols used in t ...

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Cyber crooks hack Zimbabwe’s official poll site

Cyber crooks hack Zimbabwe’s official poll site

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE - CYBERCRIMINALS have hacked into the website of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) in the latest crisis to batter elections h ...

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Anglo American completes sale of SA coal project

Anglo American completes sale of SA coal project

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – ANGLO American has completed the sale of its New Largo thermal coal project in South Africa for R850 million (approximately US$65 million). It has b ...

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