Mobile Security

How does mobile security work?

Regrettably, consumers are not the only people who move to mobile devices. Malicious hackers and thefts of identity are closely following. As more and more people are using their smartphones and other mobile devices to do online banks, pay charges and store critical information for their personal and business, more and more evil people are…

Is Mobile Security Necessary?

Mobile security is as critical as the ATM card PIN or the front door lock. The sad truth is that in this world there are people who exploit security vulnerabilities if money is left behind. As mobile devices turn into mobile wallets, virtual pickpockets are rising. The good news is that mobile security is at…

Mobile Security Risks and Alerts

Malware remains the most dangerous threat to users of mobile devices. As we discussed on the previous page, malware can rob you of sensitive information such as passwords and account numbers, charge your phone bill or spread it like a virus through your address book. According to web security company Juniper Networks, malware-related attacks on…

Mobile Banking Security and Safety

It appears that Americans are doing almost nothing to avoid going to the bank. The proof is that mobile banking is overwhelmingly popular. According to an American Bankers Association survey in September 2011, 62% of Americans prefer to do all their online banking, up from 36% a year earlier[ source: ABA]. And most banks now…