South Africa

World’s Longest Subsea Cable, 2Africa, Lands In South Africa

Expanding global connectivity. 2Africa cable consortium includes MTN GlobalConnect, Meta Platforms, Vodafone and others

2 years ago

Transnet Suffers Ransomware Attack, Halts Port Operations

State-run port operator Transnet has halted port operations in South Africa, after a cyberattack last week crippled IT systems

3 years ago

Brothers Deny Involvement In $3.6bn South African Bitcoin ‘Heist’

Two brothers who operated cryptocurrency investment firm Africrypt deny involvement in 'hack' that made off with billions of pounds' worth…

3 years ago

Personal Data Of 24 Million South Africans Exposed By Experian Breach

Oh dear. Fraudster is blamed for breach of credit agency Experian, which has exposed the personal data of 24 million…

4 years ago

Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey To Live In Africa

CEO of micro-blogging platform says he will move to Africa for three to six months next year

5 years ago

Johannesburg Power Company Crippled By Ransomware

South African power firm suffers ransomware attack that cripples its databases, applications and network

5 years ago

South African Power Firm Eskom Fails To Secure Customer Data

Eskom criticised after failing to respond to researcher about its exposure of customer data

5 years ago

SAP Admits ‘Misconduct’ In South African Deals

An internal investigation of the German software giant's South African public sector deals has uncovered 'indications of misconduct'

6 years ago

Microsoft To Open Azure Data Centres In South Africa

'I had a data centre down in Africa'...Microsoft enters Africa with plans for two facilities in South Africa

7 years ago

Massive Malware Attack On South African Fast Food Chains Traced To Europe

Crooks who made off with millions might be European

11 years ago

Google Tests White Space Broadband, Connects Schools In South Africa

British advances in the white space field don’t go unnoticed

11 years ago

Companies Urged To Transfer PCs Ahead Of World Cup

If you think it's all over for your PC, boot it off to South Africa before the World Cup, says…

14 years ago