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How to handle a ransomware attack

The recent City Power Johannesburg ransomware attack has put the spotlight on what measures must be taken by South African businesses to mitigate the risks associated to data being available and accessible on a variety of platforms.

City Power Johannesburg ransomware recovery update

City Power Johannesburg has issued a statement on their progress regarding restoration of its IT systems following a ransomware attack. It says most of its IT systems were affected by the "virus."

City Power Johannesburg hit by ransomware

South African power utility, City Power Johannesburg, has been hit by ransomware. This has resulted in its systems going offline and citizens not being able to purchase electricity.

South African PC innovation

Luyanda Vappie and Motsholane Sebola have developed a small personal computer that requires no physical keyboard, mouse or monitor. Known as Prism, it has 2GHz CPU, 64GB on-board memory, wireless LAN and more.

South Sudan's first-ever mobile money service

South Sudan now has its first ever mobile money service. It is the result of a partnership between the country's Trinity Technologies and Zain Telecoms.

South Africans worried about losing jobs to 4IR

South Africans are fairly pessimistic about the ability of government to minimise the human costs of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. There should also be campaigns to inform the public about technological change and the planned response for the country.

Yolanda Cuba joins MTN Group

MTN Group has appointed Yolanda Cuba as Group Chief Digital and Fintech Officer. Cuba, who joins MTN from Vodacom Group, will join the MTN Group Executive Committee reporting to the Group CEO Rob Shuter.