Christmas unleashes cyber crooks on online consumers

December 14, 2017 9:31 am218 comments
Mark Thomas, Security Strategist for global information technology group, Dimension Data

JOHANNESBURG – CONSUMERS eager to spend on their festive season gift online could be at risk of losing up to R68 228 (over US$12 400) per incident as fraudsters across the world are on the prowl to fill up their own Christmas ‘stockings.’ This is according to a security strategist in […]

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Scammers devise festive season trickery

December 13, 2017 8:50 am6 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 am2 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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