viruses

 
​UFS celebrates excellence through its research hubs
​UFS celebrates excellence through its research hubs
The University of the Free State (UFS) is proud of its research leaders. As of 2018 the UFS has 156 NRF-rated researchers and five Sarchi Research...
Explainer: why children are at risk of hand, foot and mouth disease
Explainer: why children are at risk of hand, foot and mouth disease
Infection with hand, foot and mouth disease can be quite distressing for children and their caregivers as the condition causes painful ulcers in...
Ebola death toll rises in Guinea
Ebola death toll rises in Guinea
Guinea battled on Wednesday to contain an Ebola outbreak threatening neighbouring countries as fear and confusion gripped communities under siege...
'Chameleon' - the computer virus that spreads through wi-fi
'Chameleon' - the computer virus that spreads through wi-fi
It is the stuff of cyber nightmares: an undetectable virus that moves through the airwaves. But researchers at the University of Liverpool have...
Complex 'The Mask' malware found behind massive cyber attacks
Complex 'The Mask' malware found behind massive cyber attacks
Kaspersky Lab’s security research team has announced the discovery of "The Mask" (aka Careto), an advanced Spanish-language...
Alistair Fairweather: Computer viruses are no longer for amateurs
Alistair Fairweather: Computer viruses are no longer for amateurs
Biological viruses are among the most rapidly evolving organisms on our planet. The same is true of computer viruses, except that malevolent human...
Small businesses face hacking threat
Small businesses face hacking threat
Targeted attacks are increasingly hitting the manufacturing sector and small businesses.
Kaspersky report show spammers are back
Kaspersky report show spammers are back
This makes it higher than January and the last three months of 2012. After a lull of several months’, spammers stepped up their activity in...
Unlikely arenavirus killed SA man, says medical body
Unlikely arenavirus killed SA man, says medical body
It is highly unlikely that the death of a South African man in Brazil was caused by a new type of arenavirus, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said on Thursday....
A virus by any other name is still a virus
A virus by any other name is still a virus
One of the most lethal viruses known to science has made its appearance in Africa, but naming it has been held up by political sensitivities.
No need to panic over Gauteng virus, says Cabinet
No need to panic over Gauteng virus, says Cabinet
There is no cause for panic over an outbreak of suspected haemorrhagic fever in Gauteng that has claimed three lives, government spokesperson...

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