Posts Tagged 'data protection'
Ahh, the good old days—when flashlights were simple, handheld devices, used to help light your way… Not light producing mobile apps tracking your every move. The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a statement announcing that Goldenshores Technologies, LLC—makers of the “Brightest Flashlight” app for Android, deceived tens of millions of users by collecting location […]
Deals abound on gadgets and gizmos in the wintry weeks before Christmas, but could that shiny new toy on your loved one’s wish list put the whole family’s security at risk? Smart TVs will undoubtedly be one of the more hot ticket items this season, but a recently discovered security vulnerability in the LG Smart […]
It’s almost midnight. The streets are dark and hundreds of early morning shoppers are gathered outside of malls across the country, ready to brave the impending insanity for the sake of amazing holiday deals. In the U.S., Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping madness is right around the corner, and many consumers will soon “be […]
Ahhh, it’s that time of the year again: the hustle and bustle of the holiday season—parties, gift giving, travels and get togethers with friends and family. But it also brings up the question of how and when are you going to have time to shop and get everything done in time?—let alone fight those crowds […]
Phishing is a widespread problem. According to Allen Paller, director of research at the SANS Institute, 95% of all attacks on enterprise networks are the result of successful spear phishing. Can you tell if this email is legitimate or not? Think about this: How many packages does your company receive in a typical day? Likely […]