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Jun 24
2015

How to Avoid Bad Apps

Posted by Robert Siciliano in security apps , mobile phone security , Mobile Apps , iPhone security , iphone apps

Robert Siciliano

If you think there’s like a million apps out there, that’s not exactly an exaggeration. For sure, there are more than you can imagine, which makes it easy to conceive that many certainly come with security problems.

May 15
2013

Is That Mobile Application Invading My Privacy?

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Mobile Apps

Robert Siciliano

Facebook now offers “Home.” Facebook says “With Home, everything on your phone gets friendlier. From the moment you turn it on, you see a steady stream of friends’ posts and photos. Upfront notifications and quick access to your essentials mean you’ll never miss a moment. And you can keep chatting with friends, even when you’re using other apps. Cover feed puts the spotlight on whatever friends are sharing now—photos, status updates, links and more.”

Mar 21
2013

Risky Mobile Applications Plague Users

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Mobile Apps

Robert Siciliano

Once you own a smartphone or tablet, you are not likely to give it up. But it is essential that you can understand where the risks are and steer around them as you enjoy your mobile digital life.

Sep 06
2012

Are Your Mobile Apps Up To No Good?

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Mobile Apps

Robert Siciliano

Most of us have heard the saying “It’s 2am, what are your kids doing?” and you may know, but do you know what your mobile apps are doing? I know before I started working in the industry, I would not have given a second thought to this, but consider this.

Jul 31
2012

Mobile Security Apps and Tips

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Mobile Apps

Robert Siciliano

Nearly three-quarters of Americans have never installed any type of data protection or security software on their mobile devices, leaving themselves completely open to data loss, viruses, and malware. 72% of us, to be exact, have unsecured smartphones, even as they take on an increasingly important role in our digital lives.

May 27
2012

Free Mobile Apps = Drained Battery

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Mobile Apps

Robert Siciliano

Go through your smartphone right now. Look at each app and seriously consider whether you need it. If not, delete it. Then, determine which of the free apps are worth upgrading to the paid versions, since free apps that contain advertising that puts an additional drain on your battery.


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