Passwords
1:30
Feb 6, 2018

SA consumers ready to say goodbye to passwords

A Visa survey reveals more local consumers are interested in using biometric authentication as an alternative to traditional passwords.

3:10
Dec 8, 2017

The death of the password

Citrix predicts that in 2018 we will see traditional passwords replaced by biometrics, behaviour analytics and the like.

1:30
Nov 2, 2017

Data centre operator Hetzner hacked

The company's database has been compromised, exposing customer information, including bank account details.

1:30
Jan 17, 2017

Why passwords continue to fail

Millions of passwords gathered from last year's large data breaches revealed 123456 as the most commonly used password.

3:10
Jun 7, 2016

Zuckerberg uses simple passwords too

The Facebook CEO fell victim to a hack after his credentials were lifted from the LinkedIn breach and found not to vary between accounts.

4:20
May 23, 2016

Choosing safer passwords can be a complex task

Constantly changing a password doesn't always translate to it being safer, unless it is changed to a complex, secure password, according to experts.

2:00
Oct 16, 2015

Yahoo to phase out passwords

Users of Yahoo's Mail app will instead verify their identity using messages sent to their smartphone.

2:20
Jun 26, 2014

Two-factor authentication: a must for any business

The repercussions of an online attack could be detrimental to a business, with both financial as well as reputation loss at stake, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO of ESET.

6:00
Apr 7, 2014

ETC promises to fix security flaws

Industry calls for deeper scrutiny and oversight, as Sanral says it is reviewing its security controls.

1:40
Feb 4, 2013

Hackers attack Twitter

As many as 250 000 Twitter user accounts may have been accessed by hackers last week.

2:10
Nov 9, 2012

Confusion as Twitter resets passwords

A large number of Twitter users have had their passwords mistakenly reset by the micro-blogging site.

2:10
Sep 14, 2012

Intel wants to eliminate passwords

Passwords may soon be a thing of the past thanks to prototype technology developed by Intel.

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