Russia’s silent assassins defraud African banks

January 14, 2020 7:10 am0 comments
Cyber attack

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – BANKS in Sub-Saharan Africa are at the mercy of a Russian speaking hacking group, most likely to be the infamous Silence outfit previously responsible for the theft of millions of dollars from banks across the world. The Silence group is one of the most active Advanced Persistent Threat […]

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MTN adjudged SA’s best network operator

January 13, 2020 12:08 pm0 comments
Telkom, Vodacom, MTN and Cell C

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG – MTN has been rated the best mobile network in South Africa. The rating is the outcome of a network quality report from a survey conducted between October 1 and December 31. The Q4 2019 Mobile Network Quality Report is based on 310 649 speed tests across South […]

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Telcoms cluster connects humanitarians in CAR

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Emergency Telecommunications Cluster

from OMAN MBIKO in Bangui, Central African Republic  BANGUI – A GLOBAL network of organisations working to provide shared communications services in humanitarian emergencies requires US$1,3 million to implement its activities in the Central African Republic (CAR) this year. The Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) needs the funds mainly for the purchasing of relevant equipment. […]

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