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Skype boosts mobile security by hiding IP addresses from trolls

Skype boosts mobile security by hiding IP addresses from trolls

Users of the service can now feel a little safer from these online attackers with a new privacy level. Online trolls are becoming a growing problem in several markets, such as in gaming, and angry, bitter, mean or sore losers in games have used Skype to attack people in order to vent their frustrations, but that service is now boosting its mobile security in order to make that more difficult. Skype has boosted its default privacy features … Read entire article »

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M-commerce apps seek improved mobile security

M-commerce apps seek improved mobile security

As a growing number of companies focus on encouraging smartphone shopping, a need for protection rises. As m-commerce and other new technologies such as smartphone wallets grow in popularity, consumer advocates are sending out cautions to consumers that they need to place a greater focus on mobile security in order to protect their sensitive information and identity data from thieves. Shopping over a smartphone uses a considerable amount of personal information which may not be kept safe. The … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Trends

Mobile security is no higher in payments apps than other applications

Mobile security is no higher in payments apps than other applications

A recent study of 10 popular digital wallets showed that even basic levels of protection were absent. A recent study conducted on the mobile security associated with the top 10 smartphone payments apps has determined that these applications lack everything from basic protection and controls upward. While the holiday shopping season is now underway, shoppers might want to understand this risk before paying over mobile. American retailers are now in full swing of the holiday shopping season and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Payments

Police use mobile technology to identify people

Police use mobile technology to identify people

New gadgets can be used in order to be able to take fingerprint identification from people while in the field. Over the last year and a half, officers from the Napa County Sheriff’s Office have been using mobile technology in the form of fingerprint taking gadgets throughout many parts of the county. This mobile gadget has two different capabilities that can be very convenient to the officers who use them. These two functions for the mobile technology include … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce Security, Technology News

Report from Gemalto provides insight on the mobile payments space

Report from Gemalto provides insight on the mobile payments space

Gemalto offers assessment of the mobile commerce landscape Gemalto, a leading digital security firm, has offered an assessment of the mobile payments landscape. The company has acquired significant experience in the mobile commerce world, where many other organizations have begun to see significant promise. Some of these organizations have been experiencing turbulence with their mobile commerce operations, which has lead Gemalto, as well as other firms, to provide some insight into the mobile payments space and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Payments, Trends

UK millennials are showing favor for mobile payments

UK millennials are showing favor for mobile payments

Mobile payments is growing quickly among young consumers in the UK Mobile payments have become a very prominent force among millennials in the United Kingdom, according to a new survey from Compass Plus. They survey suggests that the age of consumers has a major effect on whether or not they will participate in mobile commerce. In the UK, younger consumers appear to be most comfortable with mobile shopping, largely due to their familiarity with mobile technology … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Payments, Trends

Mobile security threats cause CEOs to be “extremely concerned”

Mobile security threats cause CEOs to be “extremely concerned”

As smartphones reach nearly full saturation among global execs, it means certain risks are growing. As virtually every exec around the world is now armed with a smartphone and with the growing number of data breaches making headlines, CEOs are starting to recognize that mobile security is a very important topic for them to consider. The saturation point of the ownership of mobile devices is creating threats that could potentially be detrimental. What a recent study published by … Read entire article »

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