Apple iMessage users hit by hackers

Hackers have perpetrated numerous attacks on iMessage users, bombarding unsuspecting Apple desktop and iPhone owners with messages in Chinese in a supposed attempt to steal personal information. The attack begins as a text message in Chinese from an unknown foreign number, which is followed by a ‘pop up’ dialogue box…

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Why your phone number is valuable to hackers

Cell phone numbers are particularly valuable, as they have become the modern-day equivalent of your wallet. Your mobile device contains valuable information like your contacts list (a great way to get a list of your friends—future identity theft targets), affinity account and reward numbers (frequent flyer miles have value that…

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Extra Security of Messaging with mSpy

Most new users are willing to encrypt all their communication and are often afraid that the data, collected from the devices of their children, can be misused. Starting from early October, 2016 mSpy has encrypted all the messages and contacts in applications it monitors, including: Viber, Skype, WhatsApp, iMessage, Snapchat,…

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Fending off cyber evil in the mobile wallet space

Traditional payment systems are witnessing heightened competition from digital and mobile payments because they present a convenient proposition to pay for goods and services. While these mobile payment systems appear promising, unsecure wallets are bridled with potential risks that can threaten the future of the industry. Smartphones facilitating the growth…

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Hackers got Cartwright’s cell number

Hackers forced U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright to sack his private cellphone number. Mr. Cartwright said Tuesday he got a new number in the last month after pornographic texts started showing up through his old number the last month. That started after unknown computer hackers got lists of contacts and other…

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