As if worrying that your Android might suddenly explode wasn’t enough to worry about. Researchers at Security fIrm Check Point have just announced the emergence of a new strain of Android-attacking malware, which they’re calling Gooligan, a particularly powerful variant of an older Android malware called Ghost Push. Spreading through apps in third party app stores, Gooligan is affecting 13,000 devices a day and targets … Continue reading The Gooligan Android Breach – What you Need to Know
Welcome to Part II of How to Spot a Social Media Scam From a Mile Away. As we covered in the last post, scammers are always looking for new ways to reel in victims. Whether they try to spread their scams via social media, email or even SMS, with a little knowledge and preparation, you can beat them at their own game. Let’s look at … Continue reading How to Spot a Social Media Scam From a Mile Away – Part II
Do you use Gmail? If you do, you might have noticed a new addition to some emails you’ve been getting – a small red padlock in the upper left hand corner of the email, right under the sender’s email address. Is this red lock indicating that the sender has gotten hold of some new emojis and could use to place them more sparingly? Not exactly. … Continue reading Encryption – Why it Should Matter to you
Pop Quiz, Hot-Shot: Who knows more about you than anyone? a) Your mom b) Your best friend c) Your dog d) None of the above If you guessed a, b, or c, sorry buddy; you’re wrong. The answer is d, none of the above. But the answer could have been “Google” and it would have still been correct. Oh, what’s that you say? You don’t … Continue reading Surprise! You’re Being Tracked!
Do you use Gmail? Are you a fan of Google Drive? How about Google Docs? Considering that there are a staggering 900 million Gmail users (and that number climbs each day) chances are you probably do have, or will have a Google account one day. And why not? Google has a reputation for being well supported, it’s convenient, and as far as you know, if … Continue reading Google Drive Has a Problem. And Now it’s Your Problem, too