Could this be the smartphone the NSA doesn’t want you to know about? A company called Geeksphone is releasing a privacy-focused smartphone later in 2014 for consumers who wish to keep their personal data and conversations private. The Blackphone is described on their site as “The high-end smartphone which puts privacy and security ahead of everything […]
Archive | Protect Your Phone
Read about different methods you can use to protect your mobile device from being tracked, lost, or stolen.
With Smartphone Thefts Rising, Are Carriers Doing Enough?
Last year, a lawsuit was brought against wireless provider AT&T, claiming that it and other cell carriers aren’t doing much in the way of tracking down and disabling stolen phones. The plaintiffs alleged that wireless carriers turned a blind eye in order to sell new service to the thieves bringing stolen phones into stores while selling new […]
Weak Passwords Make Your Phone Vulnerable To Hacking
There are about a billion people around the world with cell phones, many of them smartphones, and virtually none of them are secure. Many people think their cellphones don’t need security software, like mobile anti-virus software, and they couldn’t possibly be more wrong. In addition, those who decide to actually use password protection features of […]
Lost Smartphones [infographic]
Have you ever lost a phone? Losing a smartphone today means the loss of phone numbers, photos, and other personal information. Check out these stats from Lookout: