Tuesday , 21 January 2020

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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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Internet providers slam proposed ban on adult content

Internet providers slam proposed ban on adult content

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG - THE Internet Service Providers' Association of SA (ISPA) has opposed proposals to block adult web content, a move that authorities believe will ...

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Battery theft concerns ahead of festive season

Battery theft concerns ahead of festive season

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - MTN is appealing to consumers to report battery theft and vandalism of network towers in the lead up to the festive season. The mobile networks comp ...

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Cyber criminals on the prowl for Black Friday

Cyber criminals on the prowl for Black Friday

by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG - SOUTH African consumers have been urged to be wary of cyber criminals likely to make the most of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping fre ...

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AI touted as solution to gender based violence

AI touted as solution to gender based violence

by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG - AS South Africa marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered solution ...

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SA ‘commander’ minister wins for seizing digital revolution

SA ‘commander’ minister wins for seizing digital revolution

by MTHULISI SIBANDA CAPE TOWN - SOUTH Africa’s Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has been awarded an inaugural industry accolade to hon ...

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Major sources of cyber threats in 2020 revealed

Major sources of cyber threats in 2020 revealed

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - A NEW cyber ‘cold war’, fake news around the United States elections and the cyber-attacks on utilities and critical infrastructure are set to be ...

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