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Anonymous goes after Gupta websites

Hacktivist group Anonymous Africa said it was attempting to down websites of Gupta-linked media outlets ANN7 and The New Age on Wednesday. Earlier on Wednesday, Anonymous Africa

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Oakbay responds to Anonymous attacks

Oakbay Investments, whose dominant shareholders include the Gupta brothers, has acknowledged that hackers have targeted its websites. Hacktivist group Anonymous Africa said via

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Gupta firm’s shares plunge 91%

Gupta-owned Oakbay Resources and Energy’s share price plummeted by more than 90% on the JSE on Wednesday, the same day that hackers attacked the company’s websites and shut them down, although the two incidents

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Naspers core profit to rise as much as 20%

Naspers, Africa’s biggest company by market value, said it expects to report that full-year earnings rose as much as 20% when one-time items are excluded. The “core headline” figure for the

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Apple moves to limit Google on its devices

Apple’s new artificial intelligence capabilities may help it protect its software and services businesses from incursions by Alphabet’s Google – and cut the Internet giant out of lucrative search roles on its devices. At Apple’s Worldwide Developer

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Sassa to file charges against Net1, Grindrod

The South African Social Security Agency, which oversees the payment of welfare grants to more than 16m people, said it will on Wednesday file a criminal case against Grindrod and a unit of Net 1 UEPS

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Wall Street cheers Apple after WWDC

Yesterday was the start of Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference, and Wall Street analysts seemed to emerge pretty optimistic on the changes that were announced to the company’s products. While new devices are not typically

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Malware spreads to smart TVs

Mobile malware capable of locking down smartphones has made its way to smart TVs, a security company has revealed. FLocker (detected as Androidos_flocker.a and short for “Frantic Locker”) was first identified on mobile phones in 2015

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SA introduces tough new anti-collusion measures

Provisions in new laws that will see people found guilty of cartel conduct being fined up to R500 000 or imprisoned for up to 10 years came into effect on 9 June. This was revealed in a written response in parliament on Tuesday, after

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August elections will go ahead, despite problems

The constitutional court ruled on Tuesday that local government elections can go ahead on 3 August without a complete voters’ roll. Chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng said the Electoral Commission of South Africa’s

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