Refined SA wireless code tackles malware, ransomware

August 24, 2018 3:43 am6 comments
Refined SA wireless code tackles malware, ransomware

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – THE Wireless Application Service Providers Association (WASPA) has updated its Code of Conduct to address potential challenges posed by malware and ransomware unintentionally downloaded from app stores by unsuspecting mobile users. The code now also addresses proactive requirements implemented by the country’s mobile networks to prevent […]

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Fax machines exposing companies to hackers

August 21, 2018 6:56 am0 comments
Fax machines exposing companies to hackers

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – ORGANISATIONS and individuals could be hacked via their fax machines using newly discovered vulnerabilities in the communication protocols used in tens of millions of fax devices globally. This is according to new research by a leading provider of cyber-security solutions globally, which warns that a fax […]

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Cyber crooks hack Zimbabwe’s official poll site

August 2, 2018 11:07 am0 comments
Cyber crooks hack Zimbabwe’s official poll site

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE – CYBERCRIMINALS have hacked into the website of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) in the latest crisis to batter elections held in the country earlier this week. A day after soldiers killed at least three people in post-election violence in the capital Harare, ZEC […]

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