Friday , 10 July 2020

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  • SA firms shielded from rising cyber threats

    SA firms shielded from rising cyber threats

    by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – A PARTNERSHIP between a local operator and a web infrastructure company is anticipated to address South African businesses’ vulnerability to the ...

  • 5G earmarked to help combat COVID-19 scourge

    5G earmarked to help combat COVID-19 scourge

    by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – THE recent launch of fifth-generation (5G) technology in South African is presenting attractive opportunities for consumers, carriers and the inf ...

  • Threat against Africa Facebook users unearthed

    Threat against Africa Facebook users unearthed

    by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – A French-based anti-fraud firm said it had unmasked malware by digital fraudsters targeting users of Facebook in Africa. Paris-headquartered Evin ...

  • Social distancing gives rise to Self-RICA

    Social distancing gives rise to Self-RICA

    by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – IN the wake of social distancing, South African mobile subscribers can now self-register with the Regulation of Interception and Provision of Comm ...

Safe internet use promoted in sub-Saharan Africa

Safe internet use promoted in sub-Saharan Africa

by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG - A NUMBER of non-profit organisations and government agencies throughout sub-Saharan Africa have partnered to raise awareness about internet saf ...

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Huawei pledges UK economic growth after 5G approval

Huawei pledges UK economic growth after 5G approval

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – IN response to the United Kingdom (UK) approving it in its 5G rollout, Huawei assured the country of world-leading technology that would contrib ...

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Telkom trains employees against cyber criminals

Telkom trains employees against cyber criminals

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – TELKOM South Africa has invested in ongoing employee training and development to ensure cyber security awareness and compliance. The telecommunicati ...

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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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