PDAMobileCafe Mobile Alert List Digest Number 3

PDAMobileCafe Mobile Alert List Digest Number 3

There are 5 messages in this issue.

Topics in this digest:

1. Products: NQ Mobile Launches Mobile Security V6.0 for Android at CES
From: gerald309
2. Protect your smartphones, tablets from potential cyber attacks
From: Gerald309
3. Spammers link to site containing QR code
From: Gerald309
4. Keeping your information safe on your smartphone
From: pdamobilecafe
5. Most smartphones lack adequate security
From: pdamobilecafe

Messages
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1. Products: NQ Mobile Launches Mobile Security V6.0 for Android at CES
Posted by: “gerald309” gerald309@gmail.com bluecollarpc
Date: Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:45 pm ((PST))

*NQ Mobile Launches Mobile Security V6.0 for Android at CES*
/MarketWatch (press release)/
Award-Winning Mobile Security: Fights malware, spyware, phishing,
viruses, hacking, and more. Privacy Protection: Protects the data stored
on your phone, ensuring that your social networking, email, and
financial accounts can’t be hacked and your …
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/nq-mobile-launches-mobile-security-v60-for-android-at-ces-2012-01-09

2. Protect your smartphones, tablets from potential cyber attacks
Posted by: “Gerald309” gerald309@gmail.com bluecollarpc
Date: Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:45 pm ((PST))

Protect your smartphones, tablets from potential cyber attacks
KPIC
But right now, most mobile malware is aimed at Android devices. That’s because Android powers more smartphones, and it’s an open platform,
which makes it’s easier for the bad guys to distribute their malicious software. “The things they are doing on …
http://www.kpic.com/news/consumertips/Protect-your-smartphone-tablet-from-potential-cyber-attacks-136972353.html

3. Spammers link to site containing QR code
Posted by: “Gerald309” gerald309@gmail.com bluecollarpc
Date: Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:46 pm ((PST))

Spammers link to site containing QR code
Virus Bulletin
Curious users may scan URL and end up on pharma websites.

Researchers at Websense have discovered spam containing links to a site containing a QR code in which the spam’s target URL is encoded.
A QR code is a two-dimensional variant of a barcode – which can thus contain more information than a barcode. QR codes have become a popular way
to encode URLs: most smartphones have apps that are capable of scanning QR codes and will then automatically point the user’s browser to the corresponding URL.

Because QR codes are opaque to the human eye, there is no way to guess whether the corresponding site…..
http://www.virusbtn.com/news/2012/01_10.xml

4. Keeping your information safe on your smartphone
Posted by: “pdamobilecafe” pdamobilecafe@gmail.com pdamobilecafe
Date: Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:47 pm ((PST))

*Keeping your information safe on your smartphone*
7Online.com
NEW YORK (WABC) — We do more of our day-to-day activities online and on
smartphones than ever before. So it makes sense to make sure our
information is as secure as possible. We’ve got tips to start the New
Year safe and strong. …
http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/technology&id=8493869

5. Most smartphones lack adequate security
Posted by: “pdamobilecafe” pdamobilecafe@gmail.com pdamobilecafe
Date: Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:48 pm ((PST))

*Most smartphones lack adequate security*
FederalNewsRadio.com
But the results of a survey by the National Cyber Security Alliance and
McAfee found almost three-quarters of Americans do not have any security
software or data protection applications installed on their smartphones.
Infosecurity magazine also reports …
http://www.federalnewsradio.com/239/2696462/Most-smartphones-lack-adequate-security

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