Mobile security provided by a simple password is vital in case of loss

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A recent study has shown that the odds of having a lost smartphone returned is only about 50/50. According to a recent mobile security experiment that was conducted in six different cities in Canada, the chances that a lost smartphone will be returned to its owner once it has been found by someone else are about 50/50. That said, the chances that lost mobile devices will be probed by finders are nearly 100 percent. Symantec, the massive online and mobile security software company, deliberately dropped 10 smartphones in Toronto, Vancouver,…

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Mobile security cell phone blacklist goes into effect in Canada

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The list has been created to help to prevent the reactivation of stolen devices in the country. A new service nicknamed the “blacklist” has now gone into effect in Canada to help to improve mobile security for individuals who have had their cell phones stolen from them. The blacklist service went into effect in the country at the start of this week with the participation of carriers. The blacklist is designed to boost the current levels of mobile security by adding cell phones that have been reported to be lost…

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