What Do We Know About Passwords & Some Password Tips

“Intel conducted a survey in April, of which 521 respondents were Australian, to find out about people’s password habits and made some concerning findings:” — http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2016/05/world-password-day-is-coming-are-your-passwords-secure/ Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0cm; mso-para-margin-right:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:6.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0cm; line-height:107%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:15.0pt; font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; color:#595959; mso-themecolor:text1; mso-themetint:166; mso-fareast-language:JA;}Australians have an average of 26 different personal and business-related accounts that require a password 33 per cent of Australians forget a password at least once a week 68 per cent of Australians don’t know what 2 factor authentication is – this is where you give your mobile phone number to the company ( Apple , Microsoft , Google , Facebook etc ) and a code is sent to your mobile that you will need to enter in to authorise that this is indeed you –… Read More

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The Best Android Tablet I Have Used – The Dell Venue 8 7000

For the past week I have been using a Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet and I am very impressed. First the screen is an 8.4 inch OLED WQXGA touch with Infinity bezel edge-to-edge display with 2560 x1600 resolution , in short it looks really good. The tablet currently runs Android 4.4 Kit Kat and I am sure it will go to Lollipop in time. This tablet only runs a couple of Dell apps and a McAfee Security app so it does not suffer from the bloatware issues that some makers put on their Android devices. When you hold it , you can see and feel that it is well made , very thin – 6mm , with a nice aluminium body and none of the plastic feel that seems to have used in some Android tablets. The sound on the Venue surprised me with 2 speakers , left and right , great for… Read More

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