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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Windows7 demise leaves users vulnerable to cyber crooks

January 8, 2020 8:28 am5 comments
Microsoft's Windows 7

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – AS of January 14, a quarter of the world’s personal computers (PCs) will be more vulnerable to ransomware as Windows 7 end of life. Microsoft ended mainstream support of Windows 7 in 2015, giving users five years to ready themselves for the software to reach end of life. […]

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Major sources of cyber threats in 2020 revealed

November 7, 2019 9:31 am18 comments
China - US trade wars

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – A NEW cyber ‘cold war’, fake news around the United States elections and the cyber-attacks on utilities and critical infrastructure are set to be sources of major cyber incidents and technical developments next year. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, […]

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