Tagged: security

Android Malware: How Big An Issue Is It?

There are a few ways that we can acquire malware on our devices. Websites can push or install an application or we can consciously install an application. It’s also possible to have an application sent to our device via

Public WiFi – Should You Use It?

A public hotspot’s name may be spoofed by somebody with malicious intent. Ever been to a coffee shop chain and your device hasn’t connected, but when you looked in the WiFi settings you saw what looked like the right network?

How to Disable GeoTagging Pictures on Android Devices

How to Disable GeoTagging Pictures on Android Devices

Recent media attention has spread more attention specifically around the posting of pictures online. With a few browser plugins anyone (without or without hacking skills) can find the exact location where many online pictures were taken.

Best Computer Backup Also Available in Mobile Browser

Best Computer Backup Also Available in Mobile Browser

Lets face it, I have lived in fear. I was always scared that my computer would crash or be stolen and I would lose all of my files, settings, and personal data. I’ve been evaluating various backup options that available and recently I found one that caught my eye.

Android Phone Security: Find & Backup a Lost or Stolen Android

Android Phone Security: Find & Backup a Lost or Stolen Android

The “missing device” function is the primary reason to use this app. It is very easy to login to the online application at mylookout.com and track the phone. It first streams the GPRS location based on the cell phone towers and then after a few more seconds brings in the actual GPS location. This process seemed more