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Advances in technology put a strain on mobile security

Advances in technology put a strain on mobile security

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Technology is becoming more important, and so too is security As technology becomes more prolific in the lives of people all over the world, so too is crime. Many people are beginning to rely heavily on their mobile devices in their daily lives. These devices are being used for social networking, shopping, and managing finances as well as other activities. With dependence on mobile technology rising, malicious groups are beginning to target … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce Security, Trends

Mobile commerce is growing and so should security

Mobile commerce is growing and so should security

Editorial – Mobile commerce and security should go hand-in-hand Mobile technology has become an integral part of society. People around the world are using their smartphones and tablets to connect to one another in a dynamic way. These devices are also being used by people to connect with businesses, creating new ways to shop and purchase products. The advent of mobile technology has led to the emergence of mobile commerce. While mobile commerce has been met … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Payments

QR Code Security Issues

QR Code Security Issues

Quick Response codes, or QR codes, are everywhere: posters, product labels, magazines, even fast food packaging, you name it. Functioning along the same principle as bar codes, scanning a QR Code with your smartphone’s camera (providing you have a code reader app) enables you to quickly and easily access a website. No more frantically writing down a website URL on a greasy napkin. QR Codes And Smart Phone Vulnerability Of course, whenever a new convenient technology comes along, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce Security

QR codes could be hiding a dark side

QR codes could be hiding a dark side

Mobile security often cast by the wayside by consumers On the surface, the world of mobile technology may seem benign. Many consumers view smart phones and other mobile devices as valuable tools that can keep them entertained and connected to the world at large. The mobile technology industry is, however, fraught with peril that many are at risk of being exposed to. This peril does not come in a physical form, which is partly why mobile … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, QR Codes, Trends

Malicious QR codes growing – Consumers may need to take steps to protect themselves

Malicious QR codes growing – Consumers may need to take steps to protect themselves

As QR codes continue to grow more popular with consumers, they are also growing more popular with hackers. The codes have become a very lucrative malicious tool for hackers looking to exploit their popularity. More codes are beginning to appear containing malicious content that can put a smart phone user’s important information at risk. The content embedded in QR codes is impossible to tell until after the codes are scanned. There are, however, some measures … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing, QR Codes, United States