Tag: mobile devices

The Coachella Music and Arts Festival is known for 3 days of desert heat, trendy tunes, and breathtaking art installations, but it may get a new reputation by many as the weekend of stolen cell phones. Hundreds of mobile devices were stolen over the first weekend of the concert earlier this month, after a ring ...
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It feels as through every day, a new app is released that makes it easier to pay for something through your mobile device. Whether you’re tapping your phone to a card reader, depositing checks through a mobile banking app, or paying bills online, there are many ways that banks and tech companies have joined to ...
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Everybody knows it, everybody admits it, and everybody seems to accept it. We’re addicted to our mobile phones. While over-attachment to smartphones sometimes makes us miss out on immediate experiences, it can also pose a security problem — especially on summer trips when we’re unable, or unwilling, to unplug. We at McAfee wanted to better ...
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Every spring, many winter-weary people get a glimmer in their eye and a bottle of bleach in their hand. For them, it’s time to synergize hygiene and get organized: it’s time for spring cleaning. We could learn a lot from our neat and tidy brethren. For example: we ought to get rid of that coat ...
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As our world has evolved, so has our technology. And, as that technology has evolved, so has its consumption. Now more than ever consumers are adopting the newest technological devices and integrating them into their daily lives. One prime example? Smart phones. Once used only to make phones calls and play the occasional game of ...
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It’s tiny and portable, yet perfect for storing large items. I’m talking about the good ol’ Universal Serial Bus (a.k.a USB) drive, the giveaway of choice at tradeshows across the world, and perfect for the easy storage and transfer of photos, documents, music and more. But you might want to think twice before plugging a ...
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Mobile malware is the fastest growing security threat we face today. But that threat has long been lopsided, and unfortunately, Android mobile operating system has seen the brunt of attacks due to its immense popularity and accessibility around the globe. Apple’s iOS ecosystem, while also widely popular, has maintained a mostly malware free presence. Even ...
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