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Posts Tagged ‘FIFA World Cup’

  • Cyber-criminals exploiting World Cup Fever with wallchart phishing campaign

    June 27, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Cyber-criminals exploiting World Cup Fever with wallchart phishing campaign

    Check Point Software Technologies, a provider of cybersecurity solutions globally, has identified a phishing campaign linked to the start of the FIFA World Cup where cyber-criminals attempt to lure would-be victims into downloading a schedule of fixtures and...

  • What’s ahead for cybersecurity in 2019?

    Why advanced application security is a match for today’s sophisticated cyber-attacks

    May 30, 2018 • Opinion, SecurityComments Off on Why advanced application security is a match for today’s sophisticated cyber-attacks

    Hackers across EMEA are warming up for the FIFA World Cup. As all eyes turn to the pitch, they’ll be booting up the botnets ready to take on the excitable businesses who are increasingly giving away the ball on app protection and data security. The EU...

  • 2014 FIFA World Cup apps

    5 Vital apps for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brasil

    June 14, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 Vital apps for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brasil

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup has officially kicked off! And what better way to keep up-to-date with the latest scores and fixtures than with your Android powered device. While there are a plethora of apps to choose from, IT News Africa has chosen only the best...

  • How to use ATMs in Brazil safely- infographic

    June 5, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on How to use ATMs in Brazil safely- infographic

    If you still haven’t decided on how you plan to pay your bills while you’re in Brazil (should you be going) – cash or credit card – it is  time to do so. Kaspersky Lab warns that Brazil has some of the most creative and active criminal’s...

  • 5 essential soccer apps for Lumia owners

    June 5, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 essential soccer apps for Lumia owners

    One of the world’s most popular sports has received special attention from Windows Phone with the addition of specialised apps all designed to make it easier for you to keep up to date with the latest from the beautiful game. The apps include: Onefootball...

  • Review: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

    May 5, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on Review: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

    Every four years, the Beautiful Game kicks into World Cup mode, and in 2010 South Africa played host to a successful event. This year, another Southern Hemisphere country will have the honour of hosting the world’s best football teams, as the tournament...

  • MTN rated Africa’s most valuable brand

    March 23, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (3)

    MTN moved up 12 places to 188th position in the world’s most valuable brand rankings and maintained its position as Africa’s only company in the Brand Finance Global 500 grading. The improvement indicates MTN’s growing prominence and continued presence...

  • Africa’s CIOs to meet in Nairobi

    September 1, 2010 • EnterpriseComments Off on Africa’s CIOs to meet in Nairobi

    With the FIFA World Cup transforming South Africa’s infrastructure with high-speed rail systems, better roads and state-of-the-art power systems, now is the time for African businesses to also take economical advantage of the other benefit of the tournament...

  • Give fraudsters the red card in South Africa

    May 5, 2010 • Opinion, SecurityComments Off on Give fraudsters the red card in South Africa

    Having prevented payment card fraud in South Africa for the last decade and with just 38 days before the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa(TM), Carl Clump, CEO of Retail Decisions (ReD), one of the world’s leaders in payment fraud prevention, gives some tips...

  • ICASA chairman slated over World Cup comments

    May 28, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on ICASA chairman slated over World Cup comments

    Paris Mashile, Chairperson of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), has been severely criticized for his recent comments questioning the ability of South Africa’s mobile network operators to adequately provide mobile services...

  • South Africa’s ICT readiness for 2010 under scrutiny

    February 23, 2009 • Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa’s ICT readiness for 2010 under scrutiny

    THE preparedness of South Africa’s Information and Communications Technology for the hosting of two of the world’s biggest football tournaments in the next two years will be under the spotlight on Tuesday. The Minister of Communications Dr. Ivy...

  • Tunisia, SA partners in computer technology for 2010 World Cup

    January 14, 2009 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    THE Tunisian National Computer Security Agency (ANSI) and South Africa’s COMSEC have teamed up to set up a computer centre ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup...