Showing posts with category "software"

Experts say South Africa is facing a ‘skills canyon’ – here are the tech jobs most in-demand

South Africa’s digital skills gap has steadily changed from a valley to a canyon over the last few years, with many graduates lacking the basic and critical skills needed in the workplace, says Rob...

February 10, 2022
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software

The types of cyber crime you should be most afraid of

The threat of cybercrime is back in the news as Interpol recently released its African Cyberthreat Assessment Report 2021 which breaks down the most prevalent threats on the continent so that organ...

January 2, 2022
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software

Deepfakes, cryptocurrency, mobile wallet attacks: beware these and other cyber crimes in 2022

Check Point Software Technologies, a provider of cyber-security solutions globally, has published its cyber security predictions for 2022 detailing the key security challenges that organisations wi...

December 29, 2021
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software

Beware these 3 mobile threats in South Africa

Global cybersecurity company Kaspersky has warned of increased mobile malware attacks in South Africa over the past six months.

October 17, 2021
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software

Microsoft Windows 11 is now available

As the day becomes October 5 in each time zone around the world, the availability of Windows 11 begins through a free upgrade on eligible Windows 10 PCs and on new PCs pre-installed with Windows 11.

October 5, 2021
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software

WhatsApp boosts end-to-end encryption

Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg said the company is expanding end-to-end encryption on its WhatsApp messaging service.

September 17, 2021
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software

A look at the new cashless and queue-less store Checkers is testing in South Africa

The Shoprite Group is turning to data science and technology to improve its stores, with the retailer currently testing a number of new concepts through a programme called ‘ShopriteX’.

August 18, 2021
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software

Why you should disable this dangerous auto-join function on your mobile phone

A recent survey shows that half of respondents will choose to use public WiFi instead of mobile data when they are away from home. But few users are aware of the dangers public networks may pose, a...

August 13, 2021
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software

Beware these WhatsApp chat scams

For nearly a year, scammers have been taking advantage of the disruption in deliveries to convince users to open malicious email attachments with the aim to steal money and credit card details, acc...

August 6, 2021
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software

South African fintech company Yoco raises R1.23 billion in funding

South African fintech company Yoco has raised R1.23 billion to accelerate product development and reach more merchants in South Africa and beyond.

July 27, 2021
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software