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Scammers drool over prospects of Valentine’s Day loot

February 13, 2020 7:54 am0 comments
KnowBe4 Africa Managing Director, Anna Collard. Photo by Dion Henrick, CAJ News Cape Town Bureau.

by DION HENRICK  CAPE TOWN – CYBER security experts are wary of the likelihood of an increase in online attacks and scams ahead of Valentine’s Day, on the back of over 7 000 attacks around dating applications (apps) in 2019. Kaspersky Lab reported the attacks as well on 2 548 users detected, amid […]

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Africa’s digital freedom celebrated alongside Mandela

February 12, 2020 6:39 am7 comments
Former South African president, Nelson Mandela. File photo

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – THE South Africa Central Registry (ZACR) is celebrating three years since the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) granted it the right to administer the .africa geographic top-level domain name (gTLD). Officials described this occasion, on February 11, 2017, a historic moment for the digital […]

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Safe internet use promoted in sub-Saharan Africa

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by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG – A NUMBER of non-profit organisations and government agencies throughout sub-Saharan Africa have partnered to raise awareness about internet safety and security. Facebook has partnered the nine organisations to coincide with Safer Internet Day, celebrated on February 11. The partnership is under the theme, “Together for a better Internet.” […]

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