72% of mobile users have concerns about their mobile phone privacy. Are you one of them?
Concerns around mobile phone privacy have risen in the last year. It’s no surprise that the areas of mobile usage that cause the most concerns are shopping, social media, online banking, emailing and not far behind those, mobile apps. Well my goodness – that just about covers everything that you can possibly do on a mobile! So basically, you’re worried about something every time you pick up your phone; now that really can’t be a healthy way to live.
Recently, Microsoft released a study which details how we, the public, deal with the intersection of privacy and online life. Participants in the study were HR managers, 2,500 consumers and recruitment professionals in the UK, the US, Germany and France. The results showed that there is still a massive disconnect between people’s fears around privacy and their behavior online, and that education is needed to increase awareness of online privacy security and privacy online.
Let’s get straight to the point: PayPal identity theft is a very real crime. So if you’re using this online payment service, or considering it, here’s a couple of things you need to know.
I don’t know about you chaps, but I cannot wait for the Oscars! There’s quite a lot of solid contenders this year, and I should know - I make sure I watch all of the nominated movies, so that I can give the judges an earful, should their decisions not be in line with mine.