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SA banks caught up in ransomware attack on debt collector

FNB, Absa, Standard Bank and African Bank are some of the banks that make use of Debt-IN’s services and have confirmed the impact of the ransomware attack on their businesses.


SA-based debt collector hit by massive ransomware attack

Debt-IN Consultants says it is suspected that personal information of more than 1.4 million South Africans was illegally accessed from its servers in April.


Justice dept rubbishes ransom demand claims after cyber attack

The department strongly denies reports that hackers demanded a R33 million ransom, following a ransomware attack on its IT systems.


Worries over ICASA’s timing of B-BBEE requirements

Internet service providers suggest the April 2022 deadline does not give them enough time to establish effective agreements to implement transformation requirements.


MultiChoice enters ISP game with DStv Internet launch

The pay-TV giant has launched DStv Internet to provide internet access to those who do not have access to fibre services.


MICT SETA spearheads formal training for 4IR in SA

The introduction of the fourth industrial revolution future skills qualifications is a milestone for the country and the training authority, says MICT SETA.


Justice department battles to contain ransomware attack

The attack results in all of the department’s information systems being encrypted and unavailable to internal employees, as well as members of the public.


SA’s govt entities under attack as space agency hit by data breach

The South African National Space Agency becomes the latest government entity to suffer a cyber attack, after its data was dumped in the public domain.


Afrika Tikkun, Maharishi acquire T-Systems ICT Academy

With the purchase, Afrika Tikkun and the Maharishi Invincibility Institute look to broaden access to digital skills training to disadvantaged youth across SA.


ICASA fails to reach out of court settlement with spectrum litigants

Despite the parties’ best efforts, a comprehensive settlement has not been achieved at this stage, says the telecoms regulator.


DiData, NTT strengthen Red Bull Basement partnership

Dimension Data and its parent company again partner with Red Bull Basement to empower the next generation of university students to innovate for good.


Virgin Mobile to close shop in SA after 15 years

A combination of tough trading conditions, strong competition and the economic stress posed by COVID-19 means it has been a challenging market, says the MVNO.

Admire Moyo
ITWeb's news editor.

Admire Moyo is ITWeb's news editor He has been a tech journalist at ITWeb since 2010. Before joining ITWeb, Admire worked for The Herald newspaper based in Zimbabwe. He holds a BA degree (English and History) from Africa University.