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SA Internet breaks 40% barrier

-July 20th, 2017
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The South African Internet user population passed the 20-million mark for the first time last year, reaching 21 million, and is expected to grow to at least 22.5 million in 2017.

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Cloud gets critical in SA

-July 19th, 2017
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Developments in the local ICT sector are beginning to converge, signifying a major change for cloud computing, says KABELO MAKWANE, Managing Director of Accenture Cloud First business in South Africa.

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SEACOM rolls out FTTH

-July 18th, 2017
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SEACOM is bringing its fibre to the home services to business and home users in the southern areas of Johannesburg, starting with the rollout of 8 kilometres of fibre in Meyersdal, Alberton.

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Why SMEs and ransomware go together

-July 11th, 2017
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SMEs believe they are not vulnerable to ransomware attacks mainly due to the fact that they think they are unlikely targets. This is however a dangerous misconception, writes BRIAN TIMPERELY Managing Director and co founder of Turrito Networks.

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How companies can escape ransomware clutches

-July 6th, 2017
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As the world feels the after effects of the WannaCry Ransomware virus, South African businesses are asking what they can do to prevent the next attack. BRENDAN MC ARAVEY, Country Manager at Citrix South Africa sheds some light.

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Frogfoot targets 85k for fibre

-July 3rd, 2017
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Frogfoot Networks has recently secured funding to deploy fibre to the home (FTTH) to 15,000 homes in Gauteng and the Western Cape as part of a 24-month roll-out programme.

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Preventing Petya

-June 30th, 2017
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Check Point’s Incident Response Team has identified a new variant of the Petya malware and is offering some key tips on how to avoid being held up for ransom.

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How Petya ransomware struck

-June 28th, 2017
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The Petya ransomeware attack that has been spreading around the world since 27 June my be the worst of its kind and infections are starting to show up in South Africa.

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Mobile ransomware trebles

-June 27th, 2017
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The global nightmare of ransomware shows no sign of slowing down, with the volume of mobile ransomware rising over three-fold (3.5 times) during the first few months of the year, according to Kaspersky Lab’s Malware Report for Q1, 2017.

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Vodacom expands fibre

-June 22nd, 2017
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Vodacom has extended its Fibre-To-The-Home (FTTH) network through signing new lease agreements with third-party network infrastructure providers Link Africa, Octotel, Frogfoot and Waterfall Access Network (WAN).

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