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Gauteng rises in startup stakes

-November 23rd, 2017

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.

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‘Grey Saturday’ safer for shopping

-November 20th, 2017

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.

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Cell C drops data for black

-November 15th, 2017

Cell C has launched data products designed specifically for streaming or downloading on the newly launched black entertainment platform.

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Half of hackers from Chinese region

-November 14th, 2017

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.

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Corporate SA catches up on security

-November 7th, 2017

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.

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Danger in dating apps

-November 6th, 2017

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.

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Cutlet attacks ATMs

-November 1st, 2017

Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered a malware targeting ATMs, which was being sold on the DarkNet market.

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Threat to gamers

-October 25th, 2017

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.

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Qualcomm first to 5G

-October 24th, 2017

Qualcomm has announced that it has achieved the world's first 5G data connection on a 5G modem chipset for mobile devices.

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African solar player in global debut

-October 23rd, 2017

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. 

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