So it’s almost Back to School time, and with all the chaos of preparing for the first day, it’s easy to lose focus on the everyday items like phones and tablets. But, here at BullGuard we’re urging you to take a minute to ensure your children stay safe at school with their devices.
What makes you a bigger target? Your clean credit score! And not only that, but let’s face it, you’re probably a little less responsible with who you share your information with and how you store it, making it easier for identity thieves to get their hands on what they need. It’s serious stuff. It can take a long time to get back the funds that they take from you, not to mention rebuilding your credit score.
A few months back we were warning web users about the rise of a new type of internet threat: Open-source malware – the Citadel Case. We explained how the Citadel Trojan can rapidly be customized and how this new development in the malware-producing industry can affect you. Now, we’re back with further, even worse, news on the matter: powerful Citadel-based attacks have been ravaging US users’ computers… and their pockets.
With just a few days left before the new school year starts, we’ve put together a list of fun apps to keep friends and family connected, as well as tools to help you stay at the top of the class. Some are obvious and some are a little newer and cooler.
Aren’t those glossy magazine covers just amazing? Airbrushed – but still, sometimes you just can’t take your eyes off of the perfection they display. What if you could easily edit your photos to look like that and share them on Facebook?
We’ve all heard that Kristen Stewart had an affair with that Director a few weeks ago, and I’m sure at least some of you did further research on the story, online. Unfortunately, in doing so, you may have exposed yourself to malware. And it’s not just Kristen Stewart. Malicious users create malware designed to attract public interest focus on popular, topical search terms.
Prior to the Olympics this summer, there was hysteria on the world wide web around the internet melting while trying to deliver on the experience in London. While it sounds crazy, it actually wasn’t a ridiculous concern.
Well, well, well. Despite all the fabulous rumors about who would appear on Sunday, at the Olympics Closing Ceremony, it still turned out to be quite the show.
With appearances from the likes of Monty Python, the Who, a hologram of Freddie Mercury, the Pet Shop Boys, the Spice Girls and Oasis, AND a human cannonball! – it was a great display of British talent. Was it better than the Opening Ceremony, I think not, but really, what could be?
Mobile users tend to be the first to adopt new tools, and mobile banking is certainly one tool that was picked up quickly. Interestingly enough it’s the introduction of the tablet that is now driving changes in security. And, of course, security is of paramount importance when it comes to banking.