Wednesday , 12 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 ...

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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Huawei customers major winners at Smart City Expo

Huawei customers major winners at Smart City Expo

BARCELONA - IN line with Huawei’s commitment to enabling good governance, promoting industry development and delivering benefits for the people, four of the company’s customers we ...

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Cyber crooks sustain malicious onslaught

Cyber crooks sustain malicious onslaught

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG - CYBER criminals are abusing office document software to profile potential victims for targeted attacks. Kaspersky Lab, the global cyber security co ...

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Study: youth giving too much away online

Study: youth giving too much away online

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG - YOUNGER generations are at most risk of having their data landing in the wrong hands by sharing too much information or photos on social media. Acc ...

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SAP invests $50 billion in latest innovations

SAP invests $50 billion in latest innovations

ORLANDO, FLORIDA - SYSTEMS Applications Products (SAP), the global software market leader, has invested more than US$50 billion in new solutions and innovations to enable business ...

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Finance houses lose millions to cyber criminals

Finance houses lose millions to cyber criminals

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG - FINANCIAL firms are facing increasingly sophisticated threats globally with latest reports indicating the organisations face losses of about US$1 m ...

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