Facebook announces policy change that prohibits data surveillance

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 March 2017

In a bid to stop developers from using data for surveillance, Facebook has announced some changes to its policies. FULL STORY >


Consumer privacy company TrackOFF seeking local partners and resellers

By Press Release 12 January 2017

TrackOFF is software that enables consumers to use the Internet without having to forfeit their privacy rights FULL STORY >


US Company TrackOFF committed to reduce online fraud in South Africa

By Press Release 10 November 2016

Focused on empowering South Africans, TrackOFF seeks to enable consumers to use the Internet without having to forfeit their privacy rights FULL STORY >


KPMG: Over half of consumers have decided against an online purchase due to privacy concerns

By Press Release 3 November 2016

Companies who fail to see privacy as a fundamental business priority risk crossing the ‘creepy line’. FULL STORY >


Data privacy rules give certainty for cloud adoption in Africa

By Press Release 10 August 2016

Albie Bester, Global head of Cloud and Hosted Services at SEACOM urges businesses operating in Africa to think carefully about where and with which providers they host their cloud enterprise data and applications. FULL STORY >


European and Middle Eastern consumers deeply conflicted over privacy and security priorities

By Ryan Noik 19 May 2016

A new study, commissioned by F5 Networks and conducted by Opinium Research, has revealed that attitudes differ greatly across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) towards personal data use and... FULL STORY >


Global Internet Privacy Study Reveals Consumers’ Conflicting Views

By Staff Writer 13 June 2014

Internet privacy has taken center stage in recent months, thanks to a steady stream of revelations about government snooping and a barrage of news related to the privacy of social networks. FULL STORY >


SA businesses are not ready for new privacy protection legislation

By Staff Writer 7 April 2014

SOUTH African businesses are not ready for the looming implementation of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI), according to leading auditing firm Grant Thornton. FULL STORY >


NSA’s use of Angry Birds may justify outraged players

By Ryan Noik 28 January 2014

The latest revelation from Edward Snowden asserts that US and British intelligence agencies are taking advantage of apps to mine users’ personal information. FULL STORY >


NSA mining contacts en masse

By Ryan Noik 15 October 2013

The National Security Agency, it has been revealed, has been garnering contacts from webmail and instant messaging services globally. FULL STORY >


Global Privacy Report reveals attitude towards apps

By Ryan Noik 26 February 2013

A new report has pointed out that privacy of one's data when using apps is paramount, particularly amongst South African users. FULL STORY >


BlackBerry improves malware protection within BlackBerry World

By Staff Writer 5 February 2013

BlackBerry is utilising Trend Micro's app scanning service to further analyze apps submitted to BlackBerry World. FULL STORY >


Google privacy policy change comes under scrutiny

By Ryan Noik 23 February 2012

Google has found itself the subject of recent criticism over an impending change to its privacy policy. FULL STORY >


Facebook makes sweeping privacy changes

By Ryan Noik 25 August 2011

Facebook has implemented a number of broad and sweeping features that should give users greater control of what content is visible on their account. FULL STORY >


LulzSec cruise comes to an end

By Johan Keyter 27 June 2011

LulzSec brings an end to its aggressive hacking spree after 50 days on the open ocean. FULL STORY >

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