Tennessee cell phone scam has victims handing over debit card information

Jun 29, 2012 14:26:32Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Tennessee cell phone scam has victims handing over debit card information Some residents of Tipton County, Tennessee, have been hit by a cell phone scam that threatens their mobile privacy and may cause them some financial woes, according to the news channel WMC-TV. A number of bank customers in the area recently received automated messages claiming that their debit card had been compromised... Read More

Cellphones becoming primary device for internet use, report shows

Jun 27, 2012 14:07:07Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Cellphones becoming primary device for internet use, report shows A new survey issued by the Pew Internet & American Life Project shows how dependent people are on their cellphones. In fact, many people are turning to these small devices more often than their PCs to surf the web. Out of the 2,250 adults surveyed between March 15th and April 3rd, 88 percent reported owning a cellp... Read More

Protecting your mobile payments from hackers

Jun 25, 2012 16:30:44Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Protecting your mobile payments from hackers In the not-so-distant future, paying for purchases with your mobile device may be as common a practice as using debit cards or cash. According to RCR Wireless, a study conducted by Juniper Research found contactless payment transactions are expected to reach $50 billion across the globe by 2014. With the rise of this ... Read More

Survey: Americans anxious about their mobile devices when traveling

Jun 22, 2012 14:14:56Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Survey: Americans anxious about their mobile devices when traveling Americans going on vacation aren't just anxious about travel expenses anymore - now they're worried about their mobile devices while away from home, according to a new survey by Intel. When answering Intel's Tech Norms for Travelers survey, 44 percent of respondents said they feel anxious traveling wit... Read More

Recent ruling in Florida fuels cellphone privacy debates

Jun 21, 2012 14:01:15Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Recent ruling in Florida fuels cellphone privacy debates A recent ruling in Florida has added fuel to the fiery debate about cellphone privacy. Courts in the state ruled that police officers can search a suspect's cellphone without a warrant, provided the device is with the suspect at the time of arrest, according to the news channel WPTV-TV. The state appeals court argu... Read More

NTIA to address mobile security in upcoming meetings

Jun 20, 2012 16:32:59Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

NTIA to address mobile security in upcoming meetings The U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will be working with mobile carriers, app developers and other stakeholders in a series of meetings starting in July in an effort to create mobile privacy standards, according to Computer World. The main focus will start with transparency of the... Read More

Ford Motors to implement BYOD mobile security

Jun 15, 2012 15:40:13Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Ford Motors to implement BYOD mobile security  Many employers and entrepreneurs are looking for new ways to make their business efficient while also budgeting successfully. A new trend as of late has employees bringing their own device (BYOD) to work. This way, the individual can access everything at the office and at home with one device. Ford Motor Company recent... Read More

Survey shows 91 percent of respondents want a cellphone directory

Jun 14, 2012 14:10:00Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Survey shows 91 percent of respondents want a cellphone directory It is no secret that more people are using their cellphones rather than their landlines, and as a result, there has been some talk about a cellphone directory. A new survey conducted by CellphoneNumber.com polled 8,000 people and asked if there should be a cellphone directory - 91 percent responded in favor of the idea... Read More

AT&T is tracking the who, what and where through cellphones

Jun 12, 2012 13:01:55Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

AT&T is tracking the who, what and where through cellphones Many are unaware of what is being tracked by their cellphone carrier. According to The Star-Ledger, the AT&T Labs in Florham Park, New Jersey, study everything from where a person is to how they got there to how long they are stuck at a red light - and it's all gleaned from cellphones. This information is very ... Read More

Protect your cell phone from unknown callers

Jun 8, 2012 13:19:38Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Protect your cell phone from unknown callers Many cell phone owners have experienced an unknown number calling their phone, with no message to key them in to who called. Even though this is most likely harmless, in some cases this number keeps calling, which can be quite frustrating. There are a few ways cell phone users can put a stop to this annoyance. One opti... Read More

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