In your Facebook travels, you may have come across an ad for a Facebook application called “Facebook color changer,” which says it can change the color of your Facebook layout from the traditional royal blue to black, orange, yellow, green, purple, almost any color in the spectrum.
Millions of Android smartphone users are susceptible to security vulnerabilities such as viruses and malware, according to an internal bulletin prepared by the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI.
As smartphones become increasingly prevalent in both our personal and professional lives, it’s important for small business owners to keep the following risks in mind to reduce the chances of harming their business.
Malware and hacked information. Smartphones can be a one-stop shop for hackers looking to land insider information. Not only can unscrupulous individuals gain access to classified material, but they can also use that information to steal customer identities, banking information, passwords, and anything else stored on the mobile devices
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security urged computer users to disable Oracle Corp’s Java software, amplifying security experts’ prior warnings to hundreds of millions of consumers and businesses that use it to surf the Web.
Hackers have figured out how to exploit Java to install malicious software enabling them to commit crimes ranging from identity theft to making an infected computer part of an ad-hoc network of computers that can be used to attack websites.