Chad cuts telecoms excise duty to bolster internet

Chad's plan to
grow internet

Country cuts telecoms excise duty.

Saturday, Jan 18th

Nigeria's SureBet247 rubbishes claims of possible security breach

Nigeria's SureBet247 rubbishes claims of possible security breach

Betting site claims it was actually the server provider that was targeted.

Russian hacking group targets Sub-Saharan Africa banks

Russian hacking group targets Sub-Saharan Africa banks

Kaspersky Lab reports thousands of notifications of attacks on major banks in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Dimension Data MEA launches security services brand

Dimension Data MEA launches security services brand

Company will leverage the security assets of its subsidiaries, primarily ContinuitySA.

Exposed: Bot family infecting mobile users on two continents

Exposed: Bot family infecting mobile users on two continents

Anti-fraud solutions provider Evina has unmasked malware on the GooglePlay app store.

Mixed response to Kenya's data protection law

Mixed response to Kenya's data protection law

Clarity required regarding implementation as law's introduction met with mostly muted response.

Is outsourcing the solution to SA's cybercrime scourge?

Is outsourcing the solution to SA's cybercrime scourge?

Yes, according to risk management solution and services provider SearchInform.

Kenya: spike in digital mobile loans raises concern over customer data

Kenya: spike in digital mobile loans raises concern over customer data

Some service providers are extracting data from the mobile devices of unsuspecting customers.

Africa found wanting on cyber crime preparedness

Africa found wanting on cyber crime preparedness

The majority of people living on the African continent are not prepared for cyber attacks.

MTN, IWF launch child online protection initiative

MTN, IWF launch child online protection initiative

Operator claims to be the first Africa-wide telecommunications firm to enter into alliance with the Internet Watch Foundation.

Altron lands R360-million deal

Altron lands R360-million deal

Company acquires ID security firm Ubusha Tech, effective 1 March 2020.

Virtual currency crime spikes in South Africa

Virtual currency crime spikes in South Africa

2800% increase in trades from South Africa this month compared to October 2018, according to Paxful.