The Walt Disney Company has stated that its streaming service, Disney+, will launch this winter in South Africa and 41 other countries (between 21 June and 22 September 2022). South Africans will have access to Disney+ original material as well as a large library of episodes and films from companies including Marvel, Star Wars, National […]
Monthly Archives: January 2022
Switching off South Africa’s 2G and 3G networks will be a difficult task for mobile network operators and the country’s independent communications authority (Icasa).Operators will have to collaborate with Icasa to streamline the network shutdown, which MTN and Vodacom have estimated may take several years.“This process will be tightly controlled and communicated by industry stakeholders,” […]
Researchers from FingerprintJS discovered a flaw in Safari 15 that may be used to track users’ online activity and possibly reveal their identities. The weakness is related to Safari 15’s implementation of the IndexedDB, a web application programming interface, according to the security research and browser fingerprinting company. Essentially, any site has access to the […]
WhatsApp has put out a slew of new features and modifications to the beta versions of its Android and iOS apps to kick off the new year.
Interpol’s African Cyberthreat Assessment Report 2021, which breaks down the most prominent dangers on the continent so that businesses and consumers can better plan and protect themselves, has brought cybercrime back into the spotlight. According to the Interpol Report, the top five threats in Africa are: online scams; digital extortion; business email compromise; ransomware; and […]