Alongside local African authorities, HP's ACF team have conducted two highly successful operations to stop the trade of counterfeit cartridges for HP printers across Uganda and Mozambique...
Daniëlle Kruger 4 Apr 2019
The success of the recent Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend is testament to the opportunity offered by digital commerce. But local entrepreneurs should not underestimate the threat of online fraud...
Brendon Williamson 12 Dec 2018
In a recent paper, delivered at the Seamless Pay Conference in Cape Town, entitled ‘The Future of Authentication', Steven Jackets, examined some of the issues...
28 Mar 2017
Thanks to advances in technology, the travel experience - compared to only a few years ago - is faster, simpler and more convenient. We book airline tickets, hotel stays, and call an Uber quickly and easily with a simple click on websites or in apps, paying with credit or debit cards. And, once on the road, we use our mobiles to check-in, access boarding passes, and receive updates on any changes to our plans...
Ajay Bhalla 9 Nov 2016
WASHINGTON, US: An email scam, which targets businesses with bogus invoices, has netted more than $214m from victims in 45 countries in just over one year...
23 Jan 2015
Headlines about mobile malware dominate the media. If you were to believe all of them, you'd never turn on your phone. But whose responsibility it is really to educate digital and mobile citizens of fraud risks?
Leigh Andrews 13 Nov 2014
LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...
5 Nov 2014
Cyber crime is a national crisis costing the country a billion rand a year, a law firm said on Wednesday, 23 October. The FBI in the US listed South Africa as the sixth most active country where cyber crime took place.
24 Oct 2013
Finally, what you've all been waiting for! Bizcommunity.com's 2013 Biz Trends Report is now available for downloading in pdf format - and this year we've improved the quality for a better tablet experience!
Bizcommunity.com 13 Feb 2013
Libya's International Security and Safety Exhibition & Conference is expected to take place from 26-28 November 2013 at the Tripoli International Fairground, under the Patronage of Libya's Ministry of Defence and sponsored and supported by Libya's Ministry of Interior.
14 Jan 2013
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Kaspersky Lab's experts have outlined key security trends of 2012 and presented their views on the core threats of 2013. The most notable predictions for the next year include the continued rise of targeted attacks, cyber-espionage, and nation-state cyber-attacks, the evolving role of hacktivism, the development of controversial "legal" surveillance tools, and the increase in cybercriminal attacks targeting cloud-based services.
2 Jan 2013
According to Peter Harvey, the founder and CEO of payment gateway provider PayGate, Yuppiechef is one of the most successful online businesses staying one-step ahead of fraud attempts.
24 May 2012
To ensure cyber-shoppers avoid being scammed while hunting for the best holiday deals and presents online, ESET Southern Africa has issued the some important advice for South African online shoppers:
21 Dec 2011
MOSCOW, RUSSIA / JOHANNESBURG, SA: Kaspersky Lab has announced that details of threats detected by the company's cloud technologies are now available on Securelist to all those interested in IT security.
6 Dec 2011
Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, has announced a new collaboration with TAG Heuer, the Swiss luxury watchmaker, which, in cooperation with ModeLabs Manufacture, has launched its first luxury touchscreen smartphone TAG Heuer LINK, operating on Android.
1 Dec 2011
PERTH, AUSTRALIA: Australia is to host international talks next year to tackle piracy, hoping to stop a crime that has seen hundreds of people taken hostage in this year, Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd said on Friday, 4 November 2011.
1 Nov 2011
MOSCOW, RUSSIA / JOHANNESBURG, SA: 91% of companies globally have experienced an IT threat over the last 12 months according to Kaspersky Lab's Global IT Security Risks Survey. In fact, over the period, 61% of the attacks were due to malware infection, 48% of companies have noticed an increase in the number of cyber attacks and 30% of companies have lost critical business data.
27 Oct 2011
Bizcommunity.com has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a formal invitation to you to become a recognised contributor on Bizcommunity.
Bizcommunity.com 3 Oct 2011
Bizcommunity.com - South Africa's largest online B2B publisher - is set to grow even more with the introduction of 16 new content channels, with weekly newsletters, as from last week Tuesday, 20 September 2011.
Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2011
MOSCOW, RUSSIA / Johannesburg, SA: Kaspersky Lab warns Internet users of targeted attacks on newly launched Google Plus social networking site.
21 Jul 2011
LONDON, UK: Companies need to protect their sensitive data, but... Despite the serious threat posed to enterprises from accidental and malicious misuse of data, uptake of data loss prevention technology will remain low for the next four years, according to Ovum, one of the Datamonitor group of companies.
Published by Ovum 18 Apr 2011
LONDON, UK: Hot at its heels of an algorithm update to combat duplicate content last month, Google has followed up with "Panda", another algorithm change that hits purveyors of "low-quality content."
11 Mar 2011
SANTA CLARA, US: Intel Corporation has announced that its acquisition of McAfee Inc, is complete. McAfee will, however, continue developing and selling security products and services under its own brand.
9 Mar 2011