Gauteng rises in startup stakes
The Western Cape might still be the most popular region in South Africa in which to run a tech startup, but the province is losing ground to the country’s richest province – Gauteng, reveals a new survey. In addition, the number of black tech startups is on the rise.
‘Grey Saturday’ safer for shopping
The annual Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales offer incredible opportunities, but they are also peak days for financial phishing attacks – and consumers are significantly safer on ‘Grey Saturday’, when the number of such attacks drops by up to a third.
Cell C drops data for black
Cell C has launched data products designed specifically for streaming or downloading on the newly launched black entertainment platform.
Half of hackers from Chinese region
The third quarter of 2017 clearly demonstrated that Chinese-speaking actors have not “disappeared” and are still very much active, conducting cyber-espionage campaigns against a wide range of countries and industry verticals.
Corporate SA catches up on security
The IT security concerns, challenges and investment by South African enterprises is closely aligned with those of their international counterparts, according to a new global survey by Fortinet.
Danger in dating apps
Kaspersky Lab has discovered a range of vulnerabilities contained in popular dating apps which could result in various negative consequences for users: from simply identifying a particular person, to unsecured data transmissions and the leaking of personal information.
Cutlet attacks ATMs
Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered a malware targeting ATMs, which was being sold on the DarkNet market.
Threat to gamers
ESET researchers have discovered a sneaky malware named Joao, spreading via computer games published on unofficial websites. Joao is modular malware capable of downloading and running other malicious code.
Qualcomm first to 5G
Qualcomm has announced that it has achieved the world's first 5G data connection on a 5G modem chipset for mobile devices.
African solar player in global debut
Sun Exchange, a peer-to-peer solar equipment leasing marketplace, has raised $1.6 million in seed financing from several strategic partners to accelerate global access to solar power.