Posts Tagged 'mobile app'
Mobile banking is the new age smartphone revolution. While the computer and laptop brought the bank to our homes, the smartphone made it possible for us to take our bank along, wherever we go. So convenient it is that the global populace is rapidly opting for this method of banking. Though mobilebanking is not strictly […]
Free mobile apps may introduce security risks that need to be addressed. While businesses need to find ways of monetizing when consumers are not ready to pay directly for using an app, monetization mechanisms that involve the use of user data should be legal, secure and an informed choice. A bigger disussion follows. 80% of the […]
Most people would never think to prank call themselves. However, they may be allowing their smart phones to do just that, by falling trap to a newly discovered security flaw. Gone are the days of the traditional prank phone calls, executed by giggling teenagers in a darkened kitchen. Today, mobile phones have not only replaced […]
Last weekend, it was reported in China that an SMS worm was wildly spreading among Android mobile phones, with more than 500,000 devices infected. The malware spread by sending SMS texts to a phone’s contacts with a message body such as: XXX看这个，http://cdn.<removed>.com/down/4279139/XXshenqi.com This malware is much more than just a worm. It is actually a […]
Wouldn’t it be convenient if the dangers heading toward our kids had neon signs pointing to them? Unfortunately, that’s not the way things work and, more often than not, the dangers are camouflaged, sometimes intentionally. While it’s normal for kids to have secrets, when you add technology to the mix, there might be hidden dangers to […]