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FNB expands its payments ecosystem with virtual card

FNB expands its payments ecosystem with virtual card

By Sibahle Malinga for ITWeb First National Bank (FNB) has become the latest financial institution to introduce a virtual bank card for individual and business customers. Launched this morning, as part of its strategy to expand the big-four bank’s digital payments...

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Covid-19 peak expected late August

Covid-19 peak expected late August

By Khulekani Magubane for News24 Business for South Africa says it expects the national Covid-19 infection rate to peak during August 2020. The business lobby group says South African businesses are likely to face additional job losses of about 1.5 million by the end...

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Crimes that have decreased in Level 3

Crimes that have decreased in Level 3

Speaking in a recent eNCA interview, police minister Bheki Cele said that there had been a notable decrease in crime in several areas during lockdown Level 3. These include: Cash-in-transit heists; Bank robberies; and House robberies. However, gender-based violence is...

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2020 sees boom for online shopping in SA

2020 sees boom for online shopping in SA

Source: Supermarket & Retailer South African consumers have turned to online shopping in unprecedented numbers since the start of 2020, according to data released by Mobicred, the largest digital credit facility in this country. Even though local shoppers have...

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8 tips to stay safe from tax scammers this tax season

8 tips to stay safe from tax scammers this tax season

Source: MyBroadband, ESET It’s time to file that tax return at SARS! Whilst many of us cannot wait for our refunds, this is also a time of the year where cybercriminals are waiting to attack. Sadly, with the tax season comes tax scams with cybercriminals seeking to...

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BIC donates millions to support healthcare workers

BIC donates millions to support healthcare workers

BIC, a world leader in stationery, lighters, and shavers, has pooled its resources in support of healthcare workers across the globe. These efforts include manufacturing personal protective equipment (PPE) and donating more than R26-million worth of writing...

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Message from the Chairman – July 2020

Message from the Chairman – July 2020

As I write this message, it is day 124 of lockdown and infections are rising exponentially. This, according to the experts, was expected. As an industry it is critical we adhere to the regulations to protect our staff and those around us. There is no room for...

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TERS benefits extended – but who can access them?

TERS benefits extended – but who can access them?

Source: IOL; NEASA The South African government has decided to extend the Covid-19 Temporary Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) benefits to 15 August 2020. The benefit was initially meant to run until the end of June. Last week, in an attempt to stop the fraud that has...

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270m user records leaked in latest hack

270m user records leaked in latest hack

By Bradley Prior for MyBroadband HaveIBeenPwned has added a large data breach – involving popular writing website Wattpad – to its database of data breaches. In June 2020, Wattpad – a website that allows users to publish their own literary content and critique the...

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R450m worth of eBucks spent during lockdown

R450m worth of eBucks spent during lockdown

Source: IOL While many people are still coming to terms with the financial difficulties caused by Covid-19 and the national lockdown, FNB customers have turned to eBucks rewards to help them extend and better manage their finances. Johan Moolman, eBucks Rewards Chief...

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How to test your password strength

How to test your password strength

By Devon Delfino for Business Insider US Creating and maintaining secure passwords may seem like a hassle, but it’s a modern necessity if you want to keep your information safe. To help you understand what makes a secure password, and how to validate the...

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