In the news today: no platform immune, NHI may become e-tolls, and WEF 2018 hosted by women


No platform immune to ransomware

Ransomware predominately attacked Windows systems in the last six months, and Android, Linux and MacOS platforms were not immune, reports SophosLabs.  READ MORE

NHI could go same route as e-tolls, Davis Tax Committee warns

The committee warned that “inadequate engagement at the early stages of NHI may well create resistance to change in the latter stages of implementation – much like the e-tolls”.  READ MORE

Old Mutual sells stakes

Old Mutual has sold the final tranche of its large interest in Old Mutual Asset Management to China’s HNA Capital, retaining only 5.5% in its US arm.  READ MORE

WEF Davos 2018 hosted by women

The World Economic Forum announced seven co-chairs for its next summit in Davos, and not a single man made the cut.  READ MORE

Cheating with apps

Some Uber drivers in Lagos, Nigeria, have been using a fake GPS itinerary app to illicitly bump up fares for local riders.  READ MORE