Crypto-currencies and blockchain
11 Sep

Cyber criminals cash in on crypto-currency rush

As crypto-currency popularity rises, so too will the challenges of identifying malicious and non-malicious crypto-currency mining applications, says SiteLock.


SARB's blockchain project gets global recognition

Central Banking Publications recognises Project Khokha for its promise shown in the central banking, regulatory and supervisory environment.

5 Sep

Gold-backed crypto-currency lands in SA

OneGram, claimed to be the world's first crypto-currency that is both gold-backed and Shari'ah compliant, officially launches in South Africa.


SA start-ups make waves with blockchain innovations

There are numerous start-ups in the country looking at a wide range of blockchain-based fintech solutions.


Blockchain presents new opportunities for Africa

The technology has the power to transform the way African businesses share information, track assets and deliver services.


Lazarus targets macOS with crypto-currency malware

Upon installation, the Trojan provides attackers with almost unlimited access to the attacked computer, says Kaspersky Lab.

22 Aug

Oracle runs blockchain 'test drive' sessions

The firm hosts experimental testing sessions to help organisations understand and address key challenges in adopting blockchain technology.

22 Aug

Synapsys presents Acronis True Image 2019

The artificial intelligence-based anti-ransomware technology is integrated into all of its backup solutions.

Aug 17, 2018

Bitcoin ATMs to by-pass crypto-currency exchanges

SA is set to get more crypto-currency ATMs following a deal that will see Virtual Crypto's products flood the region.

Aug 16, 2018

Dissecting Bitcoin's latest price drop

Experts expose the various factors that contributed to the latest drop suffered by the world's most popular digital currency.

Aug 16, 2018

Absa joins Sovrin Foundation in blockchain, security push

Using Sovrin's decentralised distributed ledger technology will help Absa solve client identity challenges and decrease financial transaction costs.