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Admire Moyo

Admire Moyo is ITWeb's business editor.

Over 1m organisations infiltrated by new IOT botnet

23 Oct 2017The botnet exploits a combination of vulnerabilities found in various IOT devices.

A new cyber storm is brewing following the discovery of a new botnet infecting devices at a rapid pace.

Mahlobo's appointment riles renewables industry

20 Oct 2017Energy minister David Mahlobo.

The sector believes the new minister will further delay the signing of new renewables contracts, while others expect him to finalise the nuclear deal.

Information regulator regards data breach as 'extremely serious'

19 Oct 2017Pansy Tlakula, chairperson of SA's Information Regulator.

The Information Regulator is looking to probe the massive data leak that affected as many as 30 million people in SA.

Impersonation attacks loom after SA's biggest data leak

19 Oct 2017SA's top real estate companies are being blamed as the source of the data leak.

South Africans should brace themselves for supercharged impersonation fraud attacks following a massive data breach that left 30 million people exposed.

Data breach hits 30m South Africans

18 Oct 2017The hack could expose sensitive data which would facilitate fraud, identity theft and other criminal activity.

Compromised personal information ranges from national ID numbers, to names, addresses, genders, birth dates and ethnicities.

SA white hat hackers disable Bitcoin-mining virus

17 Oct 2017William Vermaak, a white hat hacker at PBSA.

A dangerous Bitcon-mining virus has been detected and disabled by two Johannesburg-based IT experts.

Absa, Standard Bank join SWIFT's blockchain initiative

16 Oct 2017Blockchain technology supports real-time liquidity monitoring and reconciliation.

The banks show how distributed ledger technology has the potential to improve real-time Nostro reconciliation.

Pick n Pay in online shopping power play

12 Oct 2017Mike Cotterell, head of online shopping at Pick n Pay.

The grocery retailer ups the ante with its online offerings and expands warehouses as demand increases.

Web turmoil looms as Google plans to kill Symantec certificates

11 Oct 2017Google accuses Symantec of misusing at least 30 000 SSL certificates.

Symantec misused at least 30 000 digital certificates, potentially allowing attackers to masquerade as legitimate Web sites, says Google.

Vinny Lingham, Llew Claasen back start-up, Wala

10 Oct 2017Civic co-founder and CEO Vinny Lingham.

The venture capitalists want to enable Wala to deliver zero-fee financial services for the 3.5 billion unbanked consumers.


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