As technology changes, so do best practices for keeping a password secure. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has created a new set of guidelines that in some ways contradicts the traditional rules of password safety.
Recently, Google Play Store app developer “CooTek” has had a wave of sketchy apps banned from the Google Play Store. Security firm Lookout has accused him of deploying adware BeiTaAd in its apps.
The mobile phone uses the same port for charging as it does for data exchange. This means that when a phone is plugged into a charging port, it also has the option to share information stored on the phone’s device.