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MICT SETA CEO, top managers suspended

The chief executive, Oupa Mopaki, and three other managers pit on precautionary suspension following allegations of corruption.

'Smart cameras turned into surveillance tools'


Attackers can remotely disable these devices, execute arbitrary malicious code on them and commit other acts of malfeasance, warns Kaspersky Lab.

Sqwidnet, SMME IOT partner to connect 1m devices by 2023


The local network provider signs a channel partnership agreement with SMME IOT to connect one million devices within the next five years.

Accenture appoints new MD


Accenture has appointed Vukani Mngxati as country MD for SA, effective 1 May, with responsibility for driving the company's growth strategy in Sub-Saharan Africa.

First Distribution joins Red Hat cloud and SP programme

The Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider programme allows it host and resell certified Red Hat offerings on-demand.

Slingshot gives attackers full control over infected devices


The threat has been used for cyber espionage in the MEA from at least 2012 until February this year, says Kaspersky Lab.

Intiva Health debuts token sale, expands platform

The Intiva Token will offer incentives to medical professionals for participating in the Intiva Health Platform.

SAP Africa appoints new MD

The company names ex-Cisco exec, Cathy Smith, managing director as it looks to move on from the Gupta saga.

Cybersecurity firm analyses Olympic Games malware

9 Mar

The Olympic Destroyer malware employed a highly sophisticated false flag to throw threat hunters off the scent of its real origin, says Kaspersky Lab.

SASSA, post office ready to pay 5.7m grants in April

The organisations say they are ready to commence the payment of social grants to beneficiaries from 1 April 2018.

Nutanix debuts channel programme incentives

Customers will be able to choose the software licensing terms and conditions that are optimal for their business needs, the company says.

SAP admits misconduct in Gupta deals

The German software maker today said it found compliance breaches and "indications of misconduct" in public sector deals involving the Guptas.