Air traffic control entity plans massive cyber security upgrade

Air Traffic and Navigation Services will fast-track the appointment of critical resources to boost its cyber security, in response to growing global cyber threats.

Sep 4, 2020

How cyber criminals cash out amid more attacks in SA

A new report, dubbed Follow the Money, sheds some light on how cyber criminals cash out their ill-gotten gains.

Sep 4, 2020

What recent data breaches reveal about cyber security in SA

Data breaches are more common than most realise, says Mimecast's Brian Pinnock.


Stefanutti Stocks shuts down IT systems after cyber attack

The JSE-listed construction group says it uncovered a cyber attack on its IT systems in the early hours of 31 August.

Sep 2, 2020

Data from Experian breach dumped on the Internet

The credit bureau identifies files from the data breach which are available on publicly viewable Web sites and forums.


Lombard Insurance engages SA authorities after data breach

While the insurer is working with the Information Regulator, it has yet to disclose what information was accessed by the hackers or the number of people affected.

Aug 21, 2020

Experian only informed Information Regulator months after hack

The Information Regulator cannot disclose the contents of Experian’s breach report to the public because it does not want to jeopardise the investigation.

Aug 20, 2020

SA banks scramble to quell Experian hack aftermath

Local banks activate risk-mitigation measures following the hacking of credit bureau Experian, which left the personal details of millions of South Africans exposed.

Aug 19, 2020

Experian hacked, 24m personal details of South Africans exposed

The consumer credit reporting company confirms that the breach has been reported to law enforcement and the appropriate regulatory authorities.

May 13, 2020

MortgageMarket adds instant home loan pre-approval tool

The digital home loan marketplace’s new pre-approval tool lets homebuyers know exactly how much they qualify for in two minutes.

May 2, 2019

Experian buys Compuscan, Scoresharp; commits R120m to SA

The information services company completes the acquisition of a South African credit bureau and a decision analytics firm.

Dec 11, 2018

Experian has sights set on Compuscan

The information services company announces plans to acquire Compuscan and ScoreSharp, as it looks to drive data innovation and financial inclusion across Africa.

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