Everyday Uses for a Second Mobile Number

Sep 21, 2012 15:43:16Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Everyday Uses for a Second Mobile Number Mobile privacy is an important issue that you should pay attention to across all facets of your life. There are so many different ways in which we use our cell phone numbers these days that it can be easy to disregard your cell phone privacy without blinking an eye. However, if your personal information falls into the ... Read More

Why Do Businesses Want Your Mobile Number?

Sep 20, 2012 14:58:15Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Why Do Businesses Want Your Mobile Number? It may sometimes seem as though every time you visit a store or enroll in an online service, they are always asking for your phone number. While this may make sense in certain situations, such as when you buy a product online and the seller needs to contact you, you should still consider your mobile security before han... Read More

Independent Developer Reveals Potential Flaw in Virgin Mobile Security

Sep 19, 2012 15:38:03Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Independent Developer Reveals Potential Flaw in Virgin Mobile Security Mobile security is key to protecting your personal information from hackers, but not all systems are as secure as you might think. For instance, Kevin Burke, an independent software developer recently exposed a major hole in Virgin Mobile's security system on his personal blog. The tech professional claims to have ... Read More

Google Makes Efforts to Add Do-Not-Track Option to Chrome

Sep 18, 2012 12:02:04Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Google Makes Efforts to Add Do-Not-Track Option to Chrome Have you ever noticed that advertisements on the websites you visit tend to be for products and services related to your interests? That's not just coincidence, as online advertisers have the ability to track the sites you visit to tailor ads to your preferences. Earlier this year, the government stepped in and ask... Read More

Complaints Concerning Telemarketing Calls to Cell Phones on the Rise

Sep 17, 2012 15:54:00Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Complaints Concerning Telemarketing Calls to Cell Phones on the Rise When cell phones first arrived on the scene, they offered a reprieve from the constant barrage of telemarketing calls coming in on land lines. These days, however, mobile devices are more common than their grounded predecessors, and mobile numbers are more readily available to marketing firms. You may have received tel... Read More

Your Facebook Picture May Say More About You Than You Realize

Sep 14, 2012 17:10:45Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Your Facebook Picture May Say More About You Than You Realize It seems as though we all have some form of online presence these days, with users gravitating toward everything from Facebook and Twitter to online dating. What's interesting is how we're portraying ourselves - particularly with Facebook. According to a new study out of the University of Missouri, our profile... Read More

Advancements in Online Dating Call for Heightened Personal and Mobile Security

Sep 13, 2012 13:03:22Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Advancements in Online Dating Call for Heightened Personal and Mobile Security As online dating becomes an increasingly popular venue for romantic encounters, the options you have to meet a mate are growing as well. When you think of online dating, you may picture a site that allows you to browse your matches' profiles and photos, and for many sites, this is how it is done. However, new onlin... Read More

How Much Do You Know About Your Mobile Privacy?

Sep 12, 2012 14:26:29Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

How Much Do You Know About Your Mobile Privacy? Most cell phones these days do much more than just make and receive calls. You can play games, download apps, browse the internet and even shop using your handheld device. However, the advance in mobile technology also means that some of our actions are being tracked. On a recent episode of "Fresh Air" on Nat... Read More

Identity Theft: A Serious Internet Privacy Concern

Sep 10, 2012 16:16:05Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Identity Theft: A Serious Internet Privacy Concern If you don't take internet privacy protection seriously, you greatly increase the risk of identity theft, which is an ever-increasing problem as technology becomes more integrated with everyday life. The U.S. Department of Justice defines identity theft as the wrongful capture of another person's personal infor... Read More

Mobile Privacy Laws Less Stringent than You Think

Sep 10, 2012 13:35:02Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Mobile Privacy Laws Less Stringent than You Think Privacy is a constitutional right for American citizens, but when it comes to cell phone security, the protection may not be as all-encompassing as you might think. According to Wired.com, the Obama administration classifies cell phone records as "third-party records," along with bank records and credit histo... Read More

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