Law Enforcement to Phone Makers: Be Smarter About Mobile Security

Jun 13, 2013 23:12:36Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Law Enforcement to Phone Makers: Be Smarter About Mobile Security Cell phone theft is on the rise. A few months ago, New York City Police issued a report that showed 40 percent of all robberies in the city now involve cell phones. California is facing a similar problem. In Los Angeles, more than one quarter of all robberies have to do with mobile devices. By May of this year, Oakland... Read More

Police Look for More Victims of Online Dating Scam Artist

Jun 10, 2013 16:36:22Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Police Look for More Victims of Online Dating Scam Artist While online dating helps many single people find a match, stories of scam artists using these websites are far too common. Unfortunately, there are certain unscrupulous people who know that some users on websites like Match.com or eHarmony are willing to put far too much trust into people they haven't met. People ... Read More

What the NSA Scandal Means for Mobile Privacy

Jun 7, 2013 19:48:14Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

What the NSA Scandal Means for Mobile Privacy This week, several news organizations broke a big story about the National Security Agency's (NSA) top-secret Prism program. The leaked information alleged that major internet and technology companies, including Apple, Facebook, Yahoo, Microsoft and Google, gave the NSA direct access to their servers. In other word... Read More

Preventing Mobile Disasters While Traveling

Jun 7, 2013 00:41:38Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Preventing Mobile Disasters While Traveling Airport travel can be stressful. Between delayed flights, long lines at security, and cramped seating, the last thing you need to worry about is your mobile privacy. Unfortunately, traveling can increase the risk of a number of different "mobile disasters." Here are a few worst-case scenarios and how you can ... Read More

Protecting Yourself From Mobile Phone Theft

Jun 6, 2013 15:33:58Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Protecting Yourself From Mobile Phone Theft When you hear the term "cell phone security," you probably think of things like installing anti-virus software on your device or using a second mobile number when giving your digits out to strangers. While these are both good ways to protect your mobile identity, there is another danger that often goes overlo... Read More

3 Cell Phone Rules for Parents of Teens

Jun 3, 2013 15:32:49Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

3 Cell Phone Rules for Parents of Teens Modern moms and dads are tasked with the challenge of navigating a new and tricky aspect of parenting - cell phones. Many teenagers today feel they need a cell phone in order to keep up at school and stay in touch with friends and family. While mobile devices can be assets for teens, they can also open them up to a num... Read More

The Dangers of Online Dating Make Headlines

Jun 2, 2013 13:52:51Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

The Dangers of Online Dating Make Headlines The world of online dating is vast, and many people use services like Match.com and eHarmony to find long-lasting partners. However, you will occasionally hear a nightmare tale of someone who met the wrong person through such a website and ended up in danger - or worse. A few of these stories have recently made the new... Read More

Facebook: We Failed at Removing Hate Speech

May 30, 2013 15:40:44Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Facebook: We Failed at Removing Hate Speech In a somewhat surprising move, social network giant Facebook Inc. came forward to admit that it had failed to remove hate speech posted on the site in an appropriate time span. The announcement comes shortly after women's rights advocates called out the service for hate speech and several advertising companies pull... Read More

New Facebook Partnerships Help Save Money, but at What Cost?

May 29, 2013 19:10:17Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

New Facebook Partnerships Help Save Money, but at What Cost? Facebook is launching a new service known as Cartwheel. Through the stratagem, users will be able to see promotions for certain products from various retailers they enjoy. It could definitely help people save money, but Hemu Nigam, CEO of SSP Blue, an online security firm, recently penned an article on HLN.com about th... Read More

Niche Websites Are One of the Dangers of Online Dating

May 29, 2013 16:07:50Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Niche Websites Are One of the Dangers of Online Dating The Internet has revolutionized the way we connect with each other, making it easier for individuals from unique walks of life to find one another. This is part of what makes online dating so successful - there are websites out there for everyone from cat lovers to car enthusiasts. These niche group websites can be a g... Read More

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