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Posts Tagged ‘iPhone security’

Your Hacked Mobile Phone Number is Like Your Social Security Number

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

If you have a cell phone, and you use it in any way associated with accessing online accounts (and many do), you are putting yourself at risk of getting hacked. […]

What is the Signaling System No. 7 Network?

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

The iPhone has a vulnerability called the Signaling System 7 (SS7) that allows crooks to hack into the device. This was demonstrated on a recent “60 Minutes” episode in which […]

How to protect your Mobile Phone from Hackers and Thieves

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Let’s cut to the chase: Regularly back up the phone’s data! If this is done every day, you won’t have to worry much about losing important information if something happens […]

Protect your Privacy on your iPhone

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

If you have an iOS device, you may be leaking personal information about yourself—without even knowing it—because you’re not familiar with the privacy settings. Apps have “permissions,” meaning, they can […]

Apple’s bizarre Crashing Text and how to fix

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Of all the weird things that can happen to your iOS device, the latest is a relatively benign situation in which a string of text is sent to the phone…and […]

How to Avoid Bad Apps

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

If you think there’s like a million apps out there, that’s not exactly an exaggeration. For sure, there are more than you can imagine, which makes it easy to conceive […]

Smartphones for Kids aren’t such a good Idea

Friday, May 29th, 2015

Maybe you believe that kids should not have smartphones because the devices can tell a pedophile where a child is located. But there’s other reasons that perhaps you haven’t thought […]

In with the New, out with the Old

Monday, January 19th, 2015

If you plan on getting a new smartphone, have you ever thought of what the next user of your old smartphone will find on it? This assumes you’ll be selling […]

Mobile Carriers spying on Users

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

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 […]

10 ways to Keep your Mobile Data safe from mCrime

Monday, December 1st, 2014

A smart thief will go after smartphones: a portal through which to gain access to your money, accounts, data and social. Few people think they’re not smart enough to prevent […]

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