Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Why turn off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi on your cell phone?
For the answer to that question, check out “Top cell threats to your phone.” Here’s an excerpt:
“Some hackers set up free Wi-Fi access in public places such as libraries, cafes and airports. Unsuspecting users who log onto the hot spot are then monitored for passwords, credit card numbers and account information. Those apps you download can be harmful too …”
And while we’re on the subject …
TOP 10 RISKIEST CITIES FOR CYBERCRIME
“The person sitting next to you at a café could be a hacker, and you could be his next victim. But that may depend on where you live. A recent study has ranked cities nationwide with the highest risk to cybercrime. Washington, D.C tops the list of riskiest online cities in the U.S, followed by Seattle and San Francisco."
Here is the complete list.