Browsing: Haroon Meer

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SA start-up Thinkst to widen cybersecurity net

ASouth African information security start-up, known for its slightly unconventional approach to network defence technology, is preparing to launch two new commercial products. Thinkst’s new Virtual Canary and Cloud Canary are currently in beta

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Interview: Ronnie Apteker, magic maker

In this TechCentral podcast interview, Duncan McLeod chats to South African Internet pioneer, movie maker, investor and entrepreneur Ronnie Apteker about the (excellent) new South African film Beyond the River, which he helped produce. In a

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Phish your own company

A new South African-developed service called Phish5 allows companies to target their own employees to assess their susceptibility to phishing attacks — before someone else does.
Phishing attacks try to get people to reveal login credentials or other sensitive personal data

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A playground for faceless criminals

In January, in the flurry of resolution that accompanies the new year, Dino Maloko (not his real name), 40, decided to bite the bullet and pay off his credit card. He was over R40 000 in the red, and he wanted to start the year off right. So he made a large payment into his bank credit card account and got his card debt

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GhostShell doesn’t quite hack SA

South Africa needs to be saved and freed from corruption, says Team GhostShell, and luckily it has assembled a “strong force” of hacktivists equal to the task. That force will now break into government information vaults and bring to light the evidence that will reveal corruption and nefarious doings