Archive for August, 2017

Hundreds of Android Apps Harbored Spyware — And Even Google Didn't Know – NBC News

August 29, 2017


As many as 500 seemingly harmless apps downloaded from the Google Play store hid a dirty little secret that even the app makers weren't aware of.
https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/hundreds-android-apps-harbored-spyware-even-google-didn-t-know-n795561

Is Your Smartphone Recording You? | KTRH

August 28, 2017


Believe it or not your smartphone may have been or still is recording you. If you own an Android phone, it is likely that you've used Google's…
http://ktrh.iheart.com/content/2017-08-24-is-your-smartphone-recording-you/

NSA Tip: Keeping Your Mobile Devices Safe | NNA

August 28, 2017


Smartphones and tablets have become one of the most important pieces of equipment for mobile Notaries. It’s imperative that you ensure your mobile devices are always safe.
https://www.nationalnotary.org/notary-bulletin/blog/2017/05/nsa-tip-keeping-mobile-devices-safe

Debit card cloning ring steals thousands from South Shore residents | Boston 25 News

August 25, 2017


Federal investigators say a major multi-state skim scam stealing thousands from people on the South Shore was shut down.
http://www.fox25boston.com/news/debit-card-cloning-ring-steals-thousands-from-south-shore-residents/527085141

Snapchat Safety Concerns – NBC Boston

August 25, 2017


With Snapchat’s location sharing tool, allowing friends to see users’ exact locations, Massachusetts State Police trooper Dustin Fitch is warning kids and parents to beware.
http://www.nbcboston.com/multimedia/Snapchat-Safety-Concerns_NECN-430947183.html

Snapchat Location Sharing Dangers – YouTube

August 25, 2017


http://robertsiciliano.com/ Robert Siciliano Identity Theft Expert discusses Snapchat Location Sharing Dangers for @HotspotShield
https://youtu.be/MCEG6Rkgiis

Verizon Data Breach Affects 14 Million Customers – YouTube

August 24, 2017


Robert Siciliano http://robertsiciliano.com/ identity theft expert for @HotspotShield discusses Verizon Data Breach Affects 14 Million Customers
https://youtu.be/kjNQaBSJHoo

Some say Chinese Launching Unhackable Internet with Quantum Computing – YouTube

August 24, 2017


http://robertsiciliano.com/ Robert Siciliano Identity Theft Expert Discusses Chinese Launching Unhackable internet with Quantum Computing and how to use VPN …
https://youtu.be/mZJ0PiLG1bk

How Does a VPN Protect My Computer and Privacy?

August 24, 2017


Have you ever heard of a sniffer? This is a computer program that is used to decode data to make it readable, but in nefarious ways
https://www.thebalance.com/how-vpn-protects-your-computer-and-privacy-4148267