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Websites in South Africa affected by massive DDoS attack in USA

A large DDoS attack in the US against a company which runs managed DNS services is causing multiple major websites to go offline – including those with a presence in South Africa.

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Twitter is down

Twitter is down for many South African users, following reports of a massive DDoS attack in the United States.

DDOS Attack

Massive DDoS attack brought big sites to their knees

A distributed denial of service attack took several large websites offline in the US.

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Cisco develops system to automatically cut off pirate streams

Cisco says it has developed a system to disable live pirate streams, according to a report by TorrentFreak.

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Great tech specials from Makro and Dion Wired

This week, Makro, Dion Wired, and Game are offering great discounts on a range of tech products, including televisions and laptops.

Mteto Nyati

MTN’s big drive into digital services

MTN SA CEO Mteto Nyati discusses the challenges of declining voice revenues, the threat of OTT services like WhatsApp, and the move into the digital and enterprise markets.

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Apple Macs are 3-times cheaper to own than Windows PCs – IT Manager

IBM vice president Fletcher Previn has said that Apple Macs are less expensive to support than Windows PCs.

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DStv Compact and Extra getting 3 Premium channels for Halloween

Three popular channels from DStv Premium will be made available to DStv Compact and Extra subscribers.

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These programming languages have shown a massive drop in the past 10 years

While languages like Google’s Go have experienced a rise in popularity, several established players have not fared so well.

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The risk of “stupid money” and government dictating broadband prices

Cybersmart CEO Laurie Fialkov highlights the risk of government involvement in determining pricing in the telecommunications industry.

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Staff Writer

MyBroadband’s Staff Writer is directly plugged into the South African Internet backbone, and spits out press releases and other news as he receives it. He is believed to be close friends with The Stig and The Architect of The Matrix.


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