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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

Don’t Get Kicked By Football Players Online

The biggest sporting event of the year just kicked off. If you’re not a football fan (that’s soccer for us Yanks), this is the ultimate goal and it’s just getting started. Many fans will head to Brazil to watch these games and their favorite players, but many more fans will flock online to find out information about the players and teams....more

How to safely and securely recycles Devices

Don’t just throw out your old devices; take measures to protect your personal information.Back UpBefore ridding your device, back up everything on it—everything. Use an automated PC service and/or a flash drive. For the iOS and Android, activate Apple’s iCloud or the Google Auto Backup service.Wipe...more

Change Your Password. World Password Day

We also say we want to be safe online. Yet sometimes our actions betray our words—especially if we’re using simple, short passwords for our online sites. Passwords with less than eight characters are the easiest to crack, especially if they include a proper noun or a word that’s in a dictionary. Hackers especially love passwords of all one character. Lose the “ilovedogs” password please....more