Facebook scandal will give privacy a boost
The right to user privacy on the Internet continued to make news headlines last week as the Facebook data breach saga headed to Washington. GIL SPERLING, CTO, Popimedia, believes this will provide positive developments for data privacy and consumer protection.
BRENDAN MCARAVEY, Country Manager, Citrix South Africa, takes a look at what Cryptojacking jacking is, how it works and how it can be avoided.
Massive profits for hackers
With automated tools and hackers for hire, cybercrime has turned into a game for profit. Recent research from F5 Labs shows that out of 429 reported breaches studied between 2005 and 2017, hackers gained $2.75 billion on the black market.
IoT now covers SA
SqwidNet has announced that it now covers 83% of the South African population with its network. With over 90% and 75% coverage across Municipal and National highways respectively.
Faster than the speed of truth
We’ve all done it: we’ve seen a dramatic and outrageous tweet purporting to reveal what a minister has said, or giving news of a catastrophe of some kind and reposted or retweeted. Later, we’ve had to eat a little humble pie after finding out that the tweet we shared was fake news.
VMware expands European Cloud
VMware has unveiled an expanded portfolio of cloud services and made VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS) available in Europe, bringing the service closer to South African companies.
How to prepare for the Internet of Things attacks
Internet of Things is a term we are all hearing – but very few people know what it means, or know what the dangerous impacts it brings with it regarding security.
The spy that came from the router
Kaspersky Lab has discovered ‘Slingshot’ malware which attacks and infects victims through compromised routers and can run in kernel mode, giving it complete control over victim devices.
Fibre begins to take over from ADSL at SMEs
In 2003 there was a massive technology shift from dial-up to ADSL. According to a SME Survey, another shift is on the horizon, but this time from ADSL to fibre.
We have to rethink data
In today's era of global digitalization there are many examples that show that IT matters. Developments like cloud computing, the IoT and AI are proving that IT has again become a business driver, says WERNER VOGELS, CTO of Amazon.com.