MTN Data centre power outage

Yesterday MTN’s data centre in Gallo Manor, Johannesburg experienced a power outage. The data centre started experiencing problems with its power feeds just after 18:00 on 3 May. The backup generators did not kick in, causing the centre to go offline. Once power was restored they couldn’t get their routers […] Read more »

Reporting Changes

Dear merchant, we have made a few changes to our Report Administation on Virtual terminal. Report Administration There is a new automated daily report: Balance Report. This report will be sent to merchants daily (if ticked) It will contain transactions from the 1st of the current month to the day […] Read more »

Security Announcement – POODLE SSLv3 Vulnerability

A security vulnerability known as POODLE (Padding Oracle on Downgraded Legacy Encryption) has been identified. Although this security threat affects a relatively low number of Internet connected devices, it is critical and if manipulated, could allow hackers to read encrypted information when passed over an SSL connection. VCS is taking […] Read more »