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Card skimming fraud: who is liable?

With a 23% year-on-year increase in card skimming fraud from R366 million to R453 million recorded last year, according to the Hawks, it is becoming increasingly important for both consumers and establishments to be vigilant about this type of fraud, especially during the busy festive season...

20 Nov 2015 10:00

Four tips on how retailers can protect themselves from data breaches

MasterCard addressed various issues impacting retailers across Africa...

13 Nov 2015 09:34

Apple sees off bag-search US lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple has defeated a class action lawsuit from its California store employees seeking back pay for the time taken to undergo checks of their bags when leaving for the day...

9 Nov 2015 09:40

SA online escrow service to exhibit at Web Summit in Ireland

TradeSafe, a South African online escrow payment startup, has been invited to exhibit at Web Summit in Ireland from 3 to 5 November...

4 Nov 2015 07:10

Apple pulls data snooping apps from online shop

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple rid its App Store of some applications that it said could snoop on people's data and posed a security threat...

12 Oct 2015 08:50

Security, electricity costs hit Shoprite bottom line

CAPE TOWN - Armed robberies and Eskom's load shedding have cost SA's largest supermarket group Shoprite Holdings an additional R3bn in operating costs this year...

19 Aug 2015 14:26

Retail safety in a world of malls

South Africa has an ever-increasing number of shopping malls. While they offer consumers convenience and retailers good volumes of foot traffic, safety risks are a significant concern that need to be carefully managed and can be mitigated by using the right tools...

By Grant Dunnington 17 Aug 2015 08:00

Realmdigital explains how 3D Secure is affecting SA online stores

Despite showing significant growth in 2014 and into 2015, the South African e-commerce market has had another challenge threatening its progress...

6 Aug 2015 09:05

Mobile fraud: it's on the rise and what you can do about it

Think that you are safe? Believe that your mobile device is secure and your transactions completely protected? You'd be wrong...

By Chad Fichardt 23 Jul 2015 08:37

South African start-up life hacks: the second hand goods act

Buying or selling means a certain amount of risk and you'd only have to speak to a friend to hear of an incident where a criminal has deployed their scam via a classified ad...

6 Jul 2015 06:40

Retail companies take 200 days to identify advanced cyber threats, survey reveals

The most serious security challenge retail organisations face are advanced cyber threats. According to a new Ponemon Institute Survey...

1 Jul 2015 09:50

[Source Africa 2015] Wearing your heart on your sleeve

Whether shopping for something as simple as a pair of jeans or that must-have fashion item, the average consumer doesn't give much thought to...

By Nicci Botha 10 Jun 2015 08:00

Tips on cyber security when away from home

On a business trip - and especially when on holiday - it's easy to overlook the security measures that you instinctively take at home...

15 May 2015 12:40

Cash on the premises equates to high risk

Businesses should make use of new and advanced solutions to protect themselves when handling cash as they are increasingly exposed to risks, leading to the need for comprehensive insurance cover...

By Kabir Dhupelia 15 May 2015 10:45

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