security

Is Your Smartphone Watching You?

It’s well known that smartphones use location based data in order to communicate important information to the user such as the weather and to keep track of miles ran. However, this data cannot be collected without consent from the user so that one’s privacy does not become violated. Here’s how to view that data, as well as how to disable it.

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What the Flame Virus Taught Us About Business IT Security

[Dropcaps]The Flame Virus sent shudders throughout the fields dealing with private and sensitive information, causing clients to take their information from online backup services and use offline hard drives. Though the virus was more worrisome than your average, garden-variety bug, a lot of that worry was for naught. A trustworthy online-backup company will give you…

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The Ultimate Security for Passwords On Your Phone

Problem How many times have you been browsing the internet on your smartphone and have come to one of those pages where you have to log in? You struggle a little bit to remember what user name or e-mail address is associated with that page, but you get through it. Then comes the part that…

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