News and sports websites ‘vulnerable to attack’ – BBC News

News and sports websites have some of the lowest levels of security adoption, a study has suggested. A team of cyber-security experts looked at the security protocols used by the top 500 sites in various industries and online sectors. They found that fewer than 10% of news and sports websites used basic security protocols such as HTTPS and TLS. Even those that do are not […]

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Get Office for iOS Productivity on the go just got easier. The Microsoft Office Mobile apps have the familiar look and feel of Office with an intuitive touch experience designed for your iPhone®, iPad®, and iPad Pro®. View, edit, and create documents on the go. Get quick access to your documents in the cloud whenever you need them. Your Office documents maintain the same formatting […]

The DJI Mavic Air is the most portable 4K drone ever, and it’s coming to a pocket near you very soon | T3

The DJI Mavic Air is available in three colours: Onyx Black, Arctic White, and Flame Red. The Mavic Air will retail for £769 (849 Euros) in its stock package, which includes the drone, battery, remote controller, carrying case, two pairs of propeller guards and four pairs of propellers.  There is also the Mavic Air Fly More Combo bundle, which includes the drone, three batteries, a […]

Massive cyber attacks slated for 2018 will make Petya WannaCry

Johannesburg –  The past year’s devastating cyber attacks could soon be dwarfed, with new and better coordinated attacks in 2018 looming large. Cybersecuity firm Check Point said technology users should prepare for larger, orchestrated worldwide outbreaks as hackers devise new strategies to cash in on human errors. The firm provides end-to-end security for enterprises, cloud, and personal mobile devices, putting it at the coalface of […]

Facebook invents new unit of time called a flick – BBC News

\A Facebook engineer has invented a new unit of time called a flick. The flick has been designed to help developers keep video effects in sync, according to a description on the code-sharing site GitHub. A flick, derived from “frame-tick”, is 1/705,600,000 of a second – the next unit of time after a nanosecond. A researcher at Oxford University said the flick wouldn’t have much […]

North Korean hackers hijack computers to mine cryptocurrencies

Seoul – North Korean hackers are hijacking computers to mine cryptocurrencies as the regime in Pyongyang widens its hunt for cash under tougher international sanctions. A hacking unit called Andariel seized a server at a South Korean company in the summer of 2017 and used it to mine about 70 Monero coins – worth about $25 000 as of December 29 – according to Kwak […]

A Clear Guide to Meltdown and Spectre Patches

aving trouble keeping up and making sense of all the Meltdown and Spectre patches being released? You’re not alone. This guide will help. Ever since news of Meltdown and Spectre — two massive CPU vulnerabilities affecting nearly every operating systems and device — hit, vendors have been racing to release updates to mitigate the flaws. Things haven’t exactly gone smoothly, with several incompatibility muck ups […]

Bitcoin – Understanding runaway markets

Understanding runaway markets Werner van Rooyen • 7 minute read As Bitcoin and Ethereum continue their record-breaking run over the past few weeks, we’d like to take a moment during this euphoria to explain the dynamics of runaway markets and how to protect yourself against transactions you might come to regret. Investment decisions don’t start with deposits or purchases, they should start with education. The […]

You Don’t Understand Bitcoin Because You Think Money Is Real

You Don’t Understand Bitcoin Because You Think Money Is Real Bitcoin is an illusion, a mass hallucination, so one hears. It’s just numbers in cyberspace, a mirage, insubstantial as a soap bubble. Bitcoin is not backed by anything other than the faith of the fools who buy it and of the greater fools who buy it from these lesser fools. And you know? Fair enough. All […]

AI, VR and IoT to Robotics, Tech Has Lots in Store in 2018!

Each year around this time, we do our best to peer into the future and make predictions about those things that will drive us, fuel innovation, and set the tech world aflame in the coming year. The rapid pace of innovation, however, makes predicting what’s to come in tech pretty tricky (not to mention pretty exciting)! Not so long ago — though it sometimes feels […]

Massive data leak could be from a credit bureau

Johannesburg – The sensitive private information of 30 million South Africans, contained in a massive data breach, appears to have been hacked from a credit bureau. This is according to Australian Microsoft regional director, Tory Hunt, who exposed the leak on Twitter on Tuesday. READ: Millions of South Africans’ personal information may have been leaked online Hunt is also a security researcher and creator of […]