Mobile SIMs Hacks Cause Concern

A crook can steal your identity by taking control of your wireless phone account—by pretending to be you in person at the mobile store. The villain can then buy pricey mobiles and sell them—and guess who gets the bill but not the profit.Symptoms of Hijacked Account...more

Think Outside the CAPTCHA Box

Mobile devices make our lives easier. But they also open us up to increased potential for fraud and security issues.Verifying mobile device users is something all businesses should be thinking about, especially as more of our activities — both professional and personal — are conducted via apps.The App GenerationIt used to be that many of us would only feel safe conducting tasks like banking, viewing health records or accessing work email from a desktop browser, but not anymore....more

How to shop securely with a Mobile Phone

“You can buy things with your phone!” No kidding! But imagine what the response would have been had you made this statement in 1984: “Off your meds, eh?”Purchasing via the smartphone may very well eclipse the popularity of shopping via laptop. And cyber thieves know this. They’re counting on you to slip up....more

Want Mobile Privacy? Read

If you don’t want your smartphone to know more about you than you do, here are top choices, as detailed on gizmodo.com:BlackPhone 2...more

Mobile Apps Failing Security Tests

It’s been said that there are over a million different apps for the smartphone. Well, however many may exist, know that not all of them are passing security tests with flying colors....more

Don't Believe These 6 Mobile Security Myths

Smartphones are picking up popularity. You can now access email, social media, and other things from a device that fits in your pocket (most of the time). And, although we hear about breaches and security flaws in the news, it seems like a lot of us don’t think it applies to our mobile device. Here are some of the most common mobile security myths....more

The Guide to Securing Your New Tech Toys

Ho ho ho! It seems that this year, Santa’s sleigh was filled with technology—laptops, smartphones, gaming consoles, etc. Playing with and learning about your new tech toy is fun, but remember to secure your device. It would be a total bummer if your new toy was suddenly compromised by a virus or hacked into. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to protect your new device.Computer/laptop...more

Mobile Carriers spying on Users

How does my mobile phone know I like tools, electronic gadgets and tarantulas?  It keeps showing me ads for these products! Christmas is coming and my kids like bugs, big bugs.How does it know? It’s called “supercookies”. And they aren’t yummy....more

Mobile Employees Are a Security Risk

Not too long ago, the office computer filled an entire room. Now, it fills the palms of one-third of employees—those workers who use only the mobile device for their jobs. Security, however, lags behind in keeping up with this growing trend. This is the BYOD generation: bring your own device (to work)....more

Researchers say your Mobile Carrier’s Network isn’t all that Secure

Gee, even the tools that update your smartphone’s operating system over the air have holes that hackers can slip into.It’s estimated that as many as two billion handsets are vulnerable, and in some instances, security patches haven’t even been released....more
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