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TikTok has been labeled as effectively "legitimate spyware" by a software programmer who managed to reverse engineer its source code and leak it on GitHub. TikTok's legal counsel has since had the code taken down through a DMCA takedown request.
If you are on the internet daily, your digital security should be a top priority. Hackers are becoming more skilled at cracking your passwords and accessing sensitive information like your address, credit card numbers, social security numbers, business documents, etc. Be sure to take threats to your digital security seriously
The aim of the conference is also to engage with the solutions available to various professionals in ensuring that the cyber-related activities and existence of their organizations fall within the ambit of protection of laws and legal instruments.
Isabella Hofmeyr-Pretorius, Legal Advisor, Capitec Bank (South Africa), and Alice Namuli Blazevic, Partner Head Technology and Innovation, Katende, Ssempebwa & co Advocates (Uganda), discuss how data privacy regulation plays a role in curbing cybercrime.
For the past 5 years, South Africa has experienced some notable and rather concerning data breaches and leaks. More concerning is also that none of the businesses or organizations have been officially investigated or suffered any punishment.