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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

Podcasts
Podcast | Dominic White on WannaCry

In this special episode of the TechCentral podcast, SensePost chief technology officer Dominic White, dialling in from London over Skype, chats to TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod about the WannaCry ransomware incident

Podcasts
Podcast | SensePost CTO Dominic White

Do you practise safe computing? Are you safe online? Chances are you don’t and you aren’t. Dominic White is chief technology officer at SensePost and one of the top experts on information security in South

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Inside the R300m Standard Bank heist

Three hours, around 100 people, 1 400 Japanese ATMs and 1 600 counterfeit credit cards, was all it took for fraudsters to exploit Standard Bank in Japan. The bank, which stands to lose up to R300m, described the attack as a “sophisticated

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How to turn the tables on Big Brother

Last week, Vodafone, the world’s second largest mobile operator, made startling revelations about secret wiretaps that allow government agencies to listen into and record live telephone conversations. These revelations come a year after American whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed the extent of US and UK

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Crypto-currencies here to stay

No one is really sure who created it. Financial regulators, including our own Reserve Bank, do not like it. But its proponents believe it could revolutionise international monetary and payment systems, in the same way the Internet changed how the world communicates. It is Bitcoin, the virtual or crypto-currency that has gripped the imaginations of technophiles and

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SA post office goes hi-tech

After four years in the planning, the post office has unveiled Trust Centre, a digital authentication service that provides reassurance of legitimacy in digital transactions and communications. Trust Centre serves as a certificate authority (CA) that issues digital certificates and holds the public key infrastructure