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Consider using mobile payment apps

Paying with a credit or debit card isn’t as risky as it used to be, thanks to the switch to EMV chip technology. However, you can further protect your transactions by setting up payments through services like Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Google Pay, which utilize additional protections like secure on-device elements inaccessible to other […]

Keep your mobile apps and operating systems updated

Outdated applications and OSes are magnets for malware, since they often have known vulnerabilities that can only be fixed by upgrading. If you see a new version is available, install it right away. Some platforms, such as Apple iOS, even allow you to automatically schedule security updates so you don’t miss a crucial change.

QR Code: a channel to spread malware?

Not everyone knows what a QR Code is or how they can be used. A QR Code is a specific matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code), readable by dedicated QR barcode reader.  There are many QR Code Reader apps available today for camera phones. The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on […]