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Fraud management in Africa's mobile market

With mobile ownership in South Africa and Nigeria now as common as it is in the United States, the continent is rapidly gaining ground as the new frontier for mobile...

By Gareth Whitaker 18 May 2016

South Africa experiences an increase in cyber attacks

Check Point Software Technologies has revealed that a rising number of people using video-on-demand services, as well as an increase in e-commerce over the festive season...

26 Feb 2016

Morpho's next wave of innovative biometrics in Africa

Morpho, supplier of biometric identification and security solutions, has clearly shown its intention to continue to dominate the African market. Morpho says it plans to aggressively capture the untapped markets...

10 Jun 2015

Bad karma? Hackers hit Gaborone daily

GABORONE, BOTSWANA: The Editor of the Gaborone Mmegi suspects a state organisation is behind a hacking attack last week, reports Mail & Guardian...

30 Jan 2015

Email scam nets $214m in 14 months: FBI

WASHINGTON, US: An email scam, which targets businesses with bogus invoices, has netted more than $214m from victims in 45 countries in just over one year...

23 Jan 2015

Safeguarding against an Apple iCloud hack

In August, anonymous users of infamous forum 4chan leaked nude photos of several female celebrities. They claimed they had had access to those pictures, and some videos, via hacking iCloud accounts. One 4chan user requested bitcoin or monetary donations to a PayPal account before releasing more images and videos of over 100 celebrities.

By Guillaume Lovet 10 Sep 2014

AfricaCom 2014 reappoints Networx PR

For the fourth year, Networx PR has been appointed by Informa Telecoms and Media Limited to publicise digital telecommunications, ICT and media conference and exhibition,...

10 Jul 2014