Tag Archives: mobile devices and security threats

Mobile Bankers Beware: A New Phishing Scam Wants Your Money

As a growing number of smartphone owners get increasingly comfortable using their mobile devices for everything from shopping online to depositing checks, cybercriminals are finding new ways to take advantage of our growing reliance on our smartphones and tablets. Savvy scammers equipped with Photoshop & some computer programming skills are looking to get your money Read more…

House Keys Under the Doormat? Nope, in Your Phone

One of my friends recently locked himself out of his apartment. I found this out when I called him, because while he didn’t have his keys he did have his smartphone. This was one of those times he wished he lived in one of those hotels with the Assa Abloy NFC enabled locks.

It turns out he doesn’t need to go to a hotel to open his door with a phone. Kwikset will soon be selling Kevo, a new deadbolt that can be unlocked with a bluetooth enabled phone. You can switch out your old door locks with one of these newer models