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False Alerts on iPhone Being Used to Steal Passwords

Although Apple’s iOS software (used by iPhone and iPad) has excellent features, it’s not as safe as we think. A mobile application developer discovered that it is very easy to recreate the login windows of iTunes or App Store in order to trick users, and have them give up their email addresses and passwords. A… Keep Reading

Computers/Phones-Cell Phones

Black Monday: Two Severe Wi-Fi Security Alerts Released

Today is being called Black Monday in many information security circles. There have been two major Wi-Fi vulnerabilities announced that affect every device that supports Wi-Fi. The vulnerability allows attackers to decrypt WPA2 connections. The first Wi-Fi vulnerability is being called “KRACK,” which is short for Key Reinstallation Attacks. What follows is an explanation in… Keep Reading

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How to Avoid Cell Phone Re-Charge Scams

Many north-of-the-border expats are pleasantly surprised to find that they don’t need to enter into long-term cell phone contracts here. Almost everyone pays for cell phone call minutes and texting on a short-term basis, paying a few hundred pesos at a time. A limited opportunity for scamming, you say? No, there’s a way, and it’s… Keep Reading

Telmex
Phones-Cell Phones

Telmex: No Long Distance Charges WORLDWIDE

TelmexThe new Mexican federal telecommunications law, effective January 1, 2015, eliminated long distance charges for calls to and from anywhere within Mexico. But now Telmex, the largest fixed-line telecommunications company in Mexico, has upped the ante­­­­­­­­ to eliminate long distance charges worldwide—under certain conditions.

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