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Only 36% of users in South Africa have unique passwords for each account, Kaspersky study shows

By Staff Writer 22 September 2020

Internet users across the globe are yet to master how to use passwords effectively to protect themselves online, according to a new report from Kaspersky. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky provides info on South Africans' password habits

By Staff Writer 9 June 2020

The latest Kaspersky report has found that 87% of South African users are thinking up their own passwords. FULL STORY >

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Protects much more than passwords – New Kaspersky Password Manager now available

By Press Release 3 May 2018

Kaspersky Lab has introduced the new generation of its freemium solution Kaspersky Password Manager. FULL STORY >

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The password is king: IoT devices evolve but still prove vulnerable

By Opinion 28 November 2017

In 2015 Kaspersky Lab researchers decided to examine how real the threat behind the Internet of Things (IoT) was. The results were concerning, so two years later they conducted more research into the area. FULL STORY >

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The majority of people do not realise that their online passwords are not secure

By Staff Writer 16 March 2016

According to Candice Sutherland, business development consultant at SHA Specialist Underwriters, many people are relatively misinformed regarding the potential dangers that weak online passwords pose. FULL STORY >

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Logging out of passwords

By Staff Writer 5 August 2015

Our mobile numbers are unique. And our phones are always at hand. So could mobile provide a secure alternative to the password? Jean-Francois Ouillet, vice president of mobile security at Gemalto, outlines the potential of mobile ID. FULL STORY >

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Why your Password is a fail

By Staff Writer 2 June 2015

The IT security industry has been warning about the fallibility of passwords for years, yet the situation hasn’t changed. FULL STORY >

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Time to dump passwords for good

By Thomas McKinnon 24 February 2015

It’s conceivable that one day biometrics may replace passwords completely, across many different services says Martin Walshaw, senior engineer at F5 Networks. FULL STORY >

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Geek News Highlights - The Bag of Tricks Edition

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 January 2015

This week's Geek News has a little bit of everything, with a new short film from Adidas, a rumoured X Files return to TV and a scientifically designed tattoo. FULL STORY >

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Most commonly used passwords revealed

By Ryan Noik 21 January 2014

SplashData has revealed what the most popular and worse passwords currently in use are. FULL STORY >

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