Churches also not spared terror by cyber criminals

March 10, 2020 2:18 pm7 comments
Kaspersky Chief Executive Officer, Eugene Kaspersky

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – SOUTH African ransomware attacks are becoming increasingly targeted and sophisticated as public or community entities such as libraries and religious centres are now also falling victims. These and non-profitable organisations (NPOs) were previously spared the attacks. Maher Yamout, Senior Security Researcher for the Global Research […]

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Coronavirus impact on global smartphone sales revealed

March 4, 2020 10:09 am6 comments
Huawei headquarters in Shenzhen, China

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – THE deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is projected to hamper smartphone demand in China in the current quarter of the year. However, a negative impact on global demand has been ruled out. This is according to Gartner, the research and advisory company, as it reported sales to smartphones to end users […]

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PC shipments grow for first time in 7 years

January 15, 2020 11:13 am15 comments
Personal Computers

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – WORLDWIDE shipments of personal computers (PCs) have increased by more than 2 percent from the fourth quarter of 2019. However, a continuous decline in the consumer PC market is projected over the next five years. Global shipments totaled 70,6 million units in the fourth quarter of the past […]

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