Oh look! Another place you should never charge your phone!

2/25/20

We’re all aware of the dangers lurking behind stranger’s phone cords and charging ports (and if you’re not we’ll explain), but we still seem to be so intent on the charge, that we risk it anyway. Why? Aside from the obvious, that we need our phones to survive and even a minute without...

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Are You Living on the Phone?

2/20/20

It’s not only today’s youth that struggles to peel their eyes off their mobile device screens. The addiction to our ever changing, serotonin producing, time wasting phones is real and it's serious. USA Today reports the average American spends “four hours a day on their smartphone." Ouch!...

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New SMS PayPal Scam

2/17/20

Think your phone is safe from a cyber attack? Think again... Hackers don’t just hammer your email with phishing, they use texting to scam you too! Their current text, or Short Message Service (SMS), scam utilizes PayPal as the lure. The text message fraudulently claims to be from PayPal,...

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Billions were spent on cloud computing in 2019, what does 2020 have in store?

2/13/20

What once used to seem like a foreign concept stored somewhere in a galaxy far, far, away, is now a billion-dollar industry, and like that galaxy it’s continuing to expand at an impressive rate. According to a report recently released by analyst firm Canalys, “Organizations across the globe...

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Coronavirus App Tracker

2/12/20

A mobile app for the Coronavirus? Yep, it's real. China has developed a mobile app that is designed to inform people if they have come into contact with the coronavirus and could be at risk for contracting it. The “close contact detector,” launched Saturday evening, has users scan a QR...

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Public Phone Charging Stations Can Be Hacked

2/07/20

We all run out of juice on our smartphones. Maybe we forgot our charging cord or our wireless charger?--but now, it's crisis time. You notice a free public charging station and sigh with relief. But maybe you should think twice? Experts are now warning that powering up could give hackers a way...

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Shocking Results when the Top 100 International Airports were Tested for Security

2/04/20

All that time in line, waiting to get past TSA and airport security. It does help strengthen the image that airports are a sort of fortress, an impenetrable concrete waiting room… Well If that’s also the image you get when thinking of LAX or MIA, you’d be surprised to know that “only...

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