Scammers devise festive season trickery

December 13, 2017 8:50 am2 comments
Cybercrime

JOHANNESBURG – CONSUMERS have been alerted to a new banking scam ahead of the festive season. To carry out their devious plan, fraudsters remotely take control of the victim’s personal computer over the internet and gain access to their online banking profile. They are sending unsuspecting consumers fake emails notifying them […]

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Cape Town brings curtain down SA coding year

8:05 am0 comments
End of term hackathon at codeX Coding Academy in Cape Town

CAPE TOWN – SOME 40 young South African coders have coders applied their skills to create innovative enterprise software web and mobile applications and components as part of moves to empower local youth. A hackathon is a design sprint-like event in which computer programmers and others involved in software development, including […]

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Google has company…….as Huawei launches app store in South Africa

December 7, 2017 12:59 pm0 comments
Huawei Technologies

JOHANNESBURG – HUAWEI Technologies is set to launch its pre-installed localised application (app) store in South Africa following its success globally. The platform has 328 million users across the globe. Huawei’s consumer mobile services in Africa will include an APP store for locally developed games, music, movies, books and other content. […]

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