Attention small business owners: your Mac doesn’t make you safe

Attention small business owners: your Mac doesn’t make you safe Small business owners must decide what brand of computer, mobile device and other forms of technology they want their employees using. Preferences vary, but many entrepreneurs opt for Apple products, in part because they are seen as more secure and less prone to hacking than other brands. However, a recent article on CultOfMac.com points out ...
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London develops new system to extract mobile data from suspect’s cell phone

London develops new system to extract mobile data from suspect’s cell phone The Metropolitan Police in London have developed a new system that allows the officers to extract all mobile phone data of a suspect who is taken into custody. The data includes call history, texts and contacts – and is performed even if charges have not been filed yet, according to BBC. The new system will ...
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Texting while walking becoming a serious issue

Texting while walking becoming a serious issue A new study conducted by researchers from Stony Brook University found that texting while walking can cause a great deal of accidents. According to Long Island Business News, the study showed that the gait velocity was reduced when the person was texting and navigational errors were made. The researchers came to these results by asking ...
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Text message scammers growing in popularity

Text message scammers growing in popularity Many cell phone users are familiar with the occasional text message from an unknown number that tells them they won a prize – and most do not click on the link. However, some mobile owners are not familiar with this and end up being the victim of a yet another technological scam. Text message scams ...
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Weak laws allow for cyberbullying, debate arises about free speech

Weak laws allow for cyberbullying, debate arises about free speech Bullying has been an issue for decades, and this problem has made its way to the forefront of a number of parents’, educators’ and students’ minds. However, the internet has opened up an entirely new platform for kids to be bullied, and many parents are uneasy about the lack of legislation. Free speech vs. cyberbullying ...
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Mobile payments: How safe are they?

Mobile payments: How safe are they? It seems as though cell phones can do pretty much everything nowadays, as people are able to talk to others across the globe, get directions, find the best place for coffee and now even use them like a credit card. Mobile payments have been growing in popularity, but many are wondering how safe it truly ...
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Organizations struggle with employees “BYOD”

Organizations struggle with employees “BYOD” There has been a growing problem surrounding employers who allow a “bringing your own device” (BYOD) to work policy, as this often gives employees access to the company’s networks, according to Washington Technology. A new study conducted by SANS Institute found that many businesses and organizations aren’t aware of the extent of the use of ...
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