Октябрь 31, 2013

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Tips and tricks for protected mobile banking

By Joan Jones

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WASHINGTON — It’s a new age. Cash is no longer aristocrat and there’s a good chance
you do banking on your smartphone.

If we do, there are a few tips to keep your information and income safe.

Credit.com advises never observant «yes» when your phone asks to
save a bank comment password. If a burglar were to get hands on your phone, your
account could be compromised.

That’s generally loyal for phones that aren’t set to close with a cue each
time a shade goes dark. Yes, it’s annoying, though environment a cue is
effective, according to Credit.com. Experts contend it’s good to use your imagination
too. Don’t collect an easy cue like 1111. And, if
you use a same cue for everything, your information could be compromised if
a burglar does moment a code.

If your phone is stolen, thieves can daub into your whole universe — including your
passwords to large websites where we might have stored credit label information.
Track-and-swipe program destroys your phone of a essence remotely. However,
and this is important, be certain to behind adult your phone’s essence to your computer
first.

You substantially have anti-virus program for your laptop or your tablet. But what
about your smartphone?

Believe it or not, there is such a thing as anti-virus program for your
smartphone. Tech experts contend Android phones are some-more receptive to scammers
than Apple products since of a software.

Check websites like CNET to find what’s best for your
phone. Free anti-virus program can be downloaded from Google Play.

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