According to a recent Help Net Security.org article, cybercriminals are using phishing Internet websites to trick mobile device users to enter their banking credentials for them to steal. Mobile devices include smartphones, tablets, PDAs, or any small, handheld computing device that can access the Internet, even notebook computers can be considered mobile. Continue reading
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Virus. At one point, this word meant that you had some kind of sickness and was going to be laid up in bed or the hospital for a few days. Now when someone hears this word, they think of an infection of the technological kind. Throughout the years, these infections morphed into a variety of strains and purposes Continue reading
A recent Help Net Security.com article publishes the following 10 helpful tips for using your mobile devices more securely. In a previous article on this blog, Cell Phones And Phishing Attacks: Do You Use Your Phone Safely? we reminded that smart phones and other mobile devices are powerful computers and capable of being hacked while connected to the Internet. “Today’s cell phones are computers and should be used with the same caution and wariness as any conventional computer. “ Continue reading
Identity fraud is a group of crimes, of which one of the crimes in this category is identity theft. Identity theft is defined as: The fraudulent acquisition and use of a person’s private identifying information, usually for financial gain. See Identity Theft and Internet Security for more information on identity theft.
Organized crime groups in Russia, Romania, South Korea, Brazil, China and other countries Continue reading