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 ...

Global roadshow alerts African banks to risks, potentials

Global roadshow alerts African banks to risks, potentials

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A DECADE after the global economic meltdown, the banking sector is under immense pressure to adhere to constantly changing regulatio ...

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Unlicensed software costs rise dramatically in SA

Unlicensed software costs rise dramatically in SA

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - SOUTH African companies paid almost R5,2 million (about 422 000) in damages for using unlicensed software in 2017, up from R3,6 million ...

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Amir Kanaan new Kaspersky regional MD

Amir Kanaan new Kaspersky regional MD

by GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - KASPERSKY Lab, the global cybersecurity company, has appointed Amir Kanaan as Managing Director for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa ...

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Mobile users warned against unprotected communication

Mobile users warned against unprotected communication

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - SOUTH African cellular consumers have been alerted to the dangers of engaging in mobile-based communications with non- members of the country’s Wire ...

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MTN issues warning on latest OTP scam

MTN issues warning on latest OTP scam

JOHANNESBURG - CUSTOMERS must be wary of yet another scam by fraudsters who con them after asking for their one-time pin (OTP). Once the pin is obtained, the fraudsters are then a ...

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Scammers con job seekers in the name of SAA

Scammers con job seekers in the name of SAA

JOHANNESBURG - FRAUDSTERS are swindling unsuspecting job seekers of their money with the false promise of securing them employment in the South African Airways (SAA). The daring i ...

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Cyber-attacks, politics impact on Southern Africa firms

Cyber-attacks, politics impact on Southern Africa firms

HARARE - POLITICAL uncertainty through government transitions and large scale cyber-attacks have emerged the key risks for businesses in Southern Africa in the coming year. This i ...

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Christmas unleashes cyber crooks on online consumers

Christmas unleashes cyber crooks on online consumers

JOHANNESBURG - CONSUMERS eager to spend on their festive season gift online could be at risk of losing up to R68 228 (over US$12 400) per incident as fraudsters across the world a ...

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Scammers devise festive season trickery

Scammers devise festive season trickery

JOHANNESBURG - CONSUMERS have been alerted to a new banking scam ahead of the festive season. To carry out their devious plan, fraudsters remotely take control of the victim’s per ...

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Nominations open for SAP Africa Quality Awards

Nominations open for SAP Africa Quality Awards

JOHANNESBURG - THE nomination period for the 2018 SAP Quality Awards in Africa is now open. The awards honour SAP customers who embrace quality in their SAP software implementatio ...

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