An enquiry came in today about ‘how do I keep my eBook secure?’ Let’s look at the various ways to help increase its security. The answer depends on whether your ebook is hosted by a retailer, e.g. Amazon or iBooks or Smashwords, or is in PDF form on your own website. The retailers, although letting… Read More »
Millions of customers of Australia’s largest banks are the target of a sophisticated Android attack which steals banking details and thwarts two-factor authentication security. Commonwealth Bank, Westpac, National Australia Bank and ANZ Bank customers are all at risk from the malware which hides on infected devices waiting until users open legitimate banking apps.
Before your app can begin to improve your users’ lives, you have to figure out a way to remove (reduce) the friction that stands between them and the value that your product delivers. You will never be able to completely remove the friction of course, even the simplest on-boarding process has its obstacles, but, for… Read More »
You’ve probably read the reports of people finding content on their mobile phone belonging to the previous owner. This has included photos and contact info. With more and more of our personal lives going on to our mobile devices, this is a timely warning . . .
I just came across this video called “Signs You Have An Unhealthy Relationship With Technology” You will either love what he says or hate it, (perhaps be challenged by it), but either way, it is so very true. It’s a 14 minute wake up call that you will find very enlightening . . .
Amazon warnings about SPAM These buggers have been persistent. I am getting these emails 3-5 times per day! Like so many SPAM emails now, these emails look quite legitimate at face value. Here are some quick tips . . .
Your Facebook account got Hacked It’s been a busy week for us reporting online scams and internet frauds. And yet another example occurred just this morning as I was browsing around Facebook. An instant message window popped up with a message from somebody that I did not know, but who looked like a nice enough… Read More »
Yahoo email getting hacked I have received a number of emails of late, supposedly from friends or people who I know, but it was just their Yahoo email getting hacked. This one in particular is a pretty common scam. Somehow a Yahoo or gmail email account gets hacked and then all contacts on the email… Read More »
OK, this one does the rounds quite regularly, but it is worth bringing up again because it is a Fraud Alert on carsales. Just 2 days ago I put my trusty old ute onto carsales and gumtree – (I will include the links below if you’re interested in that). But within 24 hours I had… Read More »
These days there is so much Spam happening under “legitimate” guises that it can be a real trap for the unwary. The Spammers have gone way past the blatant Spam emails that we used to receive in years past. They are much more subtle and sophisticated in tricking people into clicking their links. Here is… Read More »