Monday , 18 February 2019

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  • Financial sector at mercy of emerging cyber threats

    Financial sector at mercy of emerging cyber threats

    by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - CYPTOJACKING, encrypted traffic and botnets have been identified as three major attack strategies financial security teams must paying special attent ...

  • French firm enlisted to halt SA cyber crooks

    French firm enlisted to halt SA cyber crooks

    by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - THE Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association of South Africa (WASPA) has enlisted the services of a global mobile security expert to fight ...

  • Latest poll postponement inflames DRC tensions

    Latest poll postponement inflames DRC tensions

    KINSHASA – THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has plunged further into mayhem after the postponement of elections in some regions, expulsion of a European diplomat and the atta ...

  • Cyber crooks eye jackpot in festive shopping

    Cyber crooks eye jackpot in festive shopping

    by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG  - WHILE a majority of people in South Africa are aware of financial cyberthreats, more than half have had their financial  credentials fall into t ...

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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Data security non-negotiable to thwart cybercrime

Data security non-negotiable to thwart cybercrime

by GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG - AN expert has encouraged businesses of all sizes to put in place modern data security systems to prevent attacks by cybercriminals. The call by exp ...

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Altech Netstar secures eThekwini vehicle tracking contract

Altech Netstar secures eThekwini vehicle tracking contract

DURBAN - ETHEKWINI Municipality has awarded Altech Netstar a three-year contract for the supply, integration and maintenance of a vehicle tracking technology solution for its vehi ...

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Africa trails as hackers play the long game

Africa trails as hackers play the long game

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG - AN executive has raised concern at the continent lagging behind in putting in place necessary plans to respond to rising cyber attacks. Accordin ...

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Scammers’ World Cup campaign unearthed

Scammers’ World Cup campaign unearthed

JOHANNESBURG - A global provider of cybersecurity solutions has identified a phishing campaign linked to the start of the ongoing Federation of International Football Associations ...

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Biometric technology deployed in SA could prove risky

Biometric technology deployed in SA could prove risky

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - THE use of biometrics is set to go mainstream in South Africa, as Home Affairs and local banks roll out major identification projects. However, not ...

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