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Air ticket malware hits the web

24 Jul 2014 by
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Air ticket malware hits the web

Kaspersky Lab has registered an increase in fraudulent messages sent out on behalf of booking services. These fake notifications imitate hotel or air ticket booking confirmations and usually contain Trojan spyware masked as bills for reservations.

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Tweet for a share price

23 Jul 2014 by
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Tweet for a share price

IRESS, a supplier of share market systems has created a tool that lets Twitter users send a tweet to receive share price information.

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The benefits of mobile Wi-Fi

22 Jul 2014 by
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The benefits of mobile Wi-Fi

Many of us take the idea of being always connected to the Internet for granted. But, this can become expensive, especially when using a smartphone as a mobile hotspot. FAYAAZ SEEDAT explores some of the benefits of having a dedicated mobile device and package with which to connect to the Internet.

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NAPAfrica hits 15Gbps

18 Jul 2014 by
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NAPAfrica hits 15Gbps

NAPAfrica, a neutral peering exchange has reached a peak of 15Gbps, making it the largest Internet Exchange Point (IXP) in Africa.

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How to reduce your digital footprint

18 Jul 2014 by
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How to reduce your digital footprint

Online privacy is getting a lot of attention, but are we taking the right precautions to ensure that we are protecting our privacy online? Check Point SA sales manager DOROS HADJIZENONOS highlight some steps you can take to help minimise your digital footprint.

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13.1m SA cardholders now 3D Secure

16 Jul 2014 by
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13.1m SA cardholders now 3D Secure

13.1 million or 98% of card holders in South Africa are currently registered to use 3D Secure which redirects online credit or debit card payments to the bankís 3D Secure service to facilitate an authentication process.

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MasterPass comes to SA

15 Jul 2014 by
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MasterPass comes to SA

MasterCard has launched MasterPass in South Africa, a digital wallet designed to offer consumers an easier, more speedy and secure checkout experience when shopping online.

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Wireless "pretends" to be fibre

14 Jul 2014 by
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Wireless

Comsol is using advanced wireless technology to create a managed circuit that gives users bandwidth speeds which are usually only offered by fibre connectivity. The best part, is this managed circuit can be up and running in a matter of days.

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Kaspersky targets Shylock

14 Jul 2014 by
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Kaspersky targets Shylock

Kaspersky Lab has contributed to law enforcement to undertake measures against the Internet domains and servers that form the core of a cybercriminal infrastructure attacking online banking systems around the globe using the Shylock Trojan.

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Detect security breaches before itís too late

11 Jul 2014 by
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Detect security breaches before itís too late

Just about every day we read about money being stolen or confidential information being leaked due to cyber criminals. But, when a company realises it has been hacked, it is too late. ANDREW KIRKLAND gives users some tips on how they can identify if a computer has been hacked.

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