Researchers from the mobile security firm Zimperium discovered about 200 apps scamming millions of victims since 2020.
Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless are among the list of companies that received the request.
Some customers are experiencing fraudulent charges on debit cards and spam calls and text messages in the wake of the security breach.
Despite loving the idea of the Light Phone 2, Jenni Gritters struggled to send basic texts and couldn't justify the $300 price tag.
UV phone sanitizers can come as wands or boxes, though boxes are a safer and more effective means of sanitizing your mobile device. While a UV phone sanitizer box is closed, a bright UV-C light shines on the phone and reflective surfaces for anywhere from three to 10 minutes. University […]
Members of the British royal family usually aren’t seen using cell phones – also called mobile phones in the UK – in public. It’s considered against protocol for royals to take selfies with fans at events, according to one person who attended the Queen’s garden party in 2017. The royals […]
Some US senators seemed to have a hard time following the strict no-phone policy while listening in on 12-hour days of arguments during the impeachment trial. The Senate prohibits members from bringing cell phones into the chamber, and the decorum guidelines for the trial specifically said all electronic devices were […]
An Air France flight made an emergency landing in Ireland after a mobile phone found on board was not claimed by any passengers. The flight, scheduled to fly from Paris to Chicago, was met by the police and fire engines when it landed at Shannon Airport, and the police said […]
The typical smartphone contains tons of personal information, like credit card numbers, passwords, addresses, and other data. Business Insider asked experts how people can make their smartphones more secure. Experts recommend steps like using two-factor password authentication and avoiding charging phones in public places. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
A study linked poor posture from mobile phone use to hornlike protuberances on the back of millennials’ skulls. But some members of the academic community say the study is flawed, and one expert said the researchers did not provide an adequate table of results. What’s more, one of the study […]
Teens are getting second phones in an attempt to keep in contact with friends when parents take their devices away and to post on social media without their parents knowing. Some teens use the burners when connected to WiFi to circumvent data charges, the Wall Street Journal reported. A survey […]
President Donald Trump reportedly gave out his personal cell phone number to foreign leaders shortly after taking office. White House officials were shocked after a summary of a conversation was released without their knowledge. US officials reportedly had to rely on Trump’s memory of the call for details. Following the […]
West Wing staffers intentionally insert grammatical errors into messages they draft for the president’s Twitter account, seeking to mimic his characteristic style, according to the Boston Globe. Some staffers reportedly even enjoy the criticism the White House receives over @realDonaldTrump’s unconventional language and syntax. And the president’s aides have become […]
Seven young adults went undercover as students at a Kansas high school for the show “Undercover High” on A&E. They found that smartphones have made it harder and harder for teachers to do their jobs. Students are constantly distracted by phones in class, even though the school has a no-phone […]
The California Department of Public Health issued guidelines to help people reduce their exposure to mobile device radiation for health reasons. Most studies that have examined links between cell phone use and cancer rates have not found evidence that our phone use is dangerous. Still, there are some good reasons […]
Your phone is probably hurting your ability to focus at work, according to new scientific research. In fact, people generally don’t realise how their phone is affecting their behaviour. The best solution is to plan to keep your phone in another room at certain times. I could start this article […]
iPhones have a feature called Medical ID...