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Impersonation attacks loom after SA's biggest data leak

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

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

Cloud Computing

Information regulator regards data breach as 'extremely serious'

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

Reuters

Tech firms must step up fight against extremism

Internet companies must act quicker to remove propaganda fuelling a rise in home-grown extremism, says US security chief Elaine Duke.

Security

Fujitsu introduces integrated data protection appliance

The company has launched a data solution for the digital world with the ETERNUS CS200c S41.

Security

Data breach hits 30m South Africans

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

Reuters

MS responded quietly to secret database hack

The company's secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into by a hacking group in 2013.

Reuters

Google introduces advanced Gmail security features

The search engine will roll out an "advanced protection program" to provide stronger e-mail security for high-risk users.

Security

Data breaches: plan ahead

Dealing with data breaches can't be an afterthought if companies want to keep their data safe.

TechForum

Good security practices key in mobile business

Companies can benefit by mobilising their ECM and BPM systems, but only if they adopt effective data security solutions, says JP Lourens, software product manager at Kyocera Document Solutions SA.



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