Are Your Smartphones and Other Mobile Devices Secure?

By William G. Perry, Ph.D. | Submitted On March 01, 2017

Smartphones and other mobile computing devices are under attack and face major risks. They have become prime targets for cybercriminals. Many people are unaware.
Mobile phones, tablets and notepads have significant vulnerabilities. You need to be aware and take steps to keep them from becoming a victim of a cybercriminal and losing critical information.

Today's smartphones are very powerful and can access as much confidential information as networked computers. Modern mobile platforms are incredibly capable and are routinely used by people who are on the go and in environments that are insecure. The sensitivity of the information being sent and received virtually includes any set of confidential information to which the user has access.

Mobile digital equipment faces the same attack vectors as desktop computers (e.g. malware, social engineering, signal interception and overlay attacks).

Additional challenges that are very unique exist. Your smartphone wireless signal, for example, can connect with a fake cell tower being operated by a cybercriminal and gain access to all of your information.

The mobile information security problem is becoming worse. More than two million varieties of malware are in existence and directed against transportable computing devices. A single data breach could potentially bankrupt a company.

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The Benefits of Buying a Cell Phone Case for Your Smartphone

By Tapu Goswami | Submitted On February 16, 2017

The covers of the phone are as important as the smartphones themselves. This is because, they provide an extra layer of protection to the phones. Therefore, the market is now crowded with different types of the covers of different brands, prices, colors and sizes. Today, you can numerous have phone covers, all of them assuring you to give the best benefits to your smart phones.

Now, in this huge supply of cases, consumers generally get confused of picking up the right one for them. What can facilitate their decisions is the evaluation of certain advantages that they can get by purchasing cell phone cases for their smartphones. Below some of the advantages have been discussed in details.

Excessive protection for your smartphone 

No doubt that these elements act as an extra shield to your smart phones. As you carry them mostly in the hands, situations like water spilling, excessive heat and sunlight, can become too risky to them sometimes. The cases cover the back part of the phones, which gets affected easily by any outside problem like dust, scratch or dent. The cases not only protects the phones, but also keeps them clean. Most of the cases are made of plastic or rust free fabric, which makes them long lasting.

Makes your phone stylish 

Smartphones are our BFFs in reality. We use them daily and carry them almost everywhere. This is the time when you need a phone to look good and elegant. And if you are a connoisseur, then you definitely will go for a fancy case that converts your phone from dull to bright. The look and feel of a phone is quite important to the users because it depicts the taste of that person. A sleek and colorful phone case changes the entire look of your smart phone.

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