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Password fails of 2018

Password fails of 2018

Over the last three years, password manager company Dashlane has released an annual “Worst Password Offenders” list…

… Perhaps it is therefore time for us mere mortals to finally take that hint and start coming up with better passwords.

While some of these incidents on the list expose some real “dumbassery”, the consequences of bad passwords could be dire. I’ll leave this link here: a recent Facebook hack that exposed the location and search history of 14 million users.

As Dashline CEO Emmanuel Schalit points out: “Passwords are the first line of defence against cyberattacks.”

But let’s get to that list Kanye West: Our...
Win with Gadget Gal and Kaspersky Lab!

Win with Gadget Gal and Kaspersky Lab!

Kaspersky Lab and Gadget-Gal.com have teamed up to keep you safe online.

Have you ever purchased something online? Do you ever use your device to...

Wearable sales to increase in 2019 – Gartner

Wearable sales to increase in 2019 – Gartner

Worldwide shipments of wearable devices will reach 225 million in 2019, an increase of 25.8% from 2018, the latest research from Gartner revealed.

The leading...

Google’s focus is digital wellbeing

Google’s focus is digital wellbeing

As technology becomes increasingly woven into our day-to-day, it’s more important than ever to make sure technology improves people’s lives instead of distracting...

See the latest tech in action at ICEE SA 2018

See the latest tech in action at ICEE SA 2018

If you’re into tech and gadgets, like I am, you’ve probably hoped to visit Shenzen in China to immerse yourself in the tech advancements...

AWS to open data centers in South Africa

AWS to open data centers in South Africa

Amazon Web Services, (AWS), an Amazon.com company, recently announced it will open an infrastructure region in South Africa in the first half of 2020....

Do you hide behind your phone to avoid conversation?

Do you hide behind your phone to avoid conversation?

Connected devices are becoming essential to keeping people in contact with each other, but for many they are also a much-needed comfort blanket in...

Cancer awareness brings out the pink in cosplay

Cancer awareness brings out the pink in cosplay

The first of October marked the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a critical time in the fight for education around a disease which...

Gaming is a go at rAge this weekend

Gaming is a go at rAge this weekend

The time is upon us and here’s a rundown of what’s happening this weekend, in Johannesburg, at the gaming event of 2018.

One more day...

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