Perhaps it won’t come as a great surprise but large numbers of mobile apps in the Apple and Google stores have been hacked, with financial apps being a particular target. According to recent research we’re talking ‘significant numbers’.
Data encryption is a massive topic these days, especially with the increase in people utilizing online banking services, and storing music, photos and other personal information in the Cloud. Data encryption changes data through the use of algorithms and ciphers so that it becomes unreadable. It originated from the government, who used data encryption to pass along secret military information electronically.
Mike Botto is a man with a mission.
Just over three years ago, the UK resident lost his father to a heart attack leaving behind his wife, two other sons and a daughter. To say Mike was devastated is a bit of an understatement. Both of his grandparent’s on his father’s side also died of heart-related conditions.
A Christmas scam has emerged that tries to tempt users with a free £500 voucher for ASDA.
It’s a Facebook-based plot that asks users to visit another web page in order to claim the voucher.
No doubt, if users visit the web page they’ll unwittingly end up with some kind of nasty malware on their machine.
D-Link, the mega networking manufacturer, has issued an alert for some of its Internet routers. Its routers are used widely, with many Internet Service Providers sending them out to customers so they can get online.