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    • Top 5 Website Types in South Africa
      This is the internet age, and websites are a part of everyday life. But most people don’t know about how many different types of websites there are in the online environment, or what there functions a...
    • Top 10 Most Common Cryptocurrencies
      Cryptocurrencies have been BIG news for some time now, but one of the most searched for questions about them on the internet is which ones are the most relevant right now? By their very nature Cryptoc...
    • What is Cryptocurrency?
      Cryptocurrency in its simplest form is a virtual currency (also referred to as a digital currency) which is designed to work as a medium of exchange. It received its name due to the fact that it uses...
    • What is the Internet of Things?
      A world where everything from a home’s appliances, to communication and transport devices do one’s bidding automatically has been the focus of many a science fiction writer’s fevered imagination over...
    • The Risks of Webcams
      Webcams! A harmless communication tool to keep in contact with both friends and family… Only part of this sentence is true, and what many people will be surprised to read is that it is the harmless pa...
    • South Africans are Vulnerable to Hacking!
      It is bad news all around for many South Africans, as Internet security firm Rapid7 has released its list of top 10 countries that are most vulnerable to hacking attacks. According to a report in The...
    • 5 Web Innovations that Changed Us
      Over the past 20 years the World Wide Web has helped to define and change the way that we process news, information and entertainment. In fact, along with powered flight, satellite technology and the...
    • Streaming TV Will Change Internet Use
      The next 18 months in South African TV Broadcasting is going to be an exceptionally eventful time thanks to the changes that Streaming TV are bringing to the country. The biggest beneficiaries to this...
    • Are the Phish Fighting Back?
      Last month we spoke a little about the increase in Spear Phishing and its devastating effects on Sony, but now it seems that the next strike in the cyber war has resulted in North Korea’s internet bei...
    • Spear Phishing in Sony’s Waters
      Recent attacks on Sony by as an yet unidentified hackers has revealed how easily a lax security system can lead to millions of dollars worth of damage. According to some reports, the recent breach of...