Tag: mobile

The FTC is gearing up for its “Internet of Things: Privacy and Security in a Connected World” workshop on November 19, 2013. The goal is to explore issues of consumer privacy and security when it comes to the connectivity of everyday devices. Vint...

Who doesn’t like to get something for free? That’s what scammers are hoping when they send out messages like this:You've been selected for a free $1000 giftcard!Enter the code 'FREE' at yourfavestore.com.shop.biz to get it now.Only 112 left! Text...

¿A quién no le gusta recibir algo gratis? Eso es lo que esperan los estafadores cuando te envían mensajes como estos:¡Has sido seleccionado para recibir una tarjeta de regalo gratis de $1000!Para recibirla ya, ingresa el código 'FREE' en...

Thinking of buying an IP camera to keep an eye on your home or business when you’re away? Or maybe you‘ve already set up a security camera that you can access remotely? If so, you’ll want to read today’s news from the FTC. TRENDNet, a tech supplier...

¿Estás pensando en comprar una cámara IP — también conocida como cámara de red o internet — para vigilar tu casa o tu negocio cuando estás ausente? ¿O tal vez ya instalaste una cámara de seguridad a la que puedes acceder remotamente? Si así fuera,...

Network or internet cameras — usually marketed as IP cameras — are popular for keeping an eye on your property, your family, and your pets. These cameras provide live video and audio feeds that you can access remotely using an internet...

OK, it’s not really Check Your Phone Bill Day. But how about checking your wireless phone bill anyway? Pull it up online, dig out your paper copy, or if you don’t get a detailed bill from your phone company, go ahead and ask for one (we’ll wait)....

TXT MSG:U won a FREE gift card!! Go 2 TXMSGSPAM, enter code $$$ to claim card within 24 hrs.RU getting the MSG? Recently, the FTC moved to shut down a network of scammers who sent spam texts that promised  “free” gifts, prizes, electronics, or gift...

¿Estás pensando en reciclar un teléfono celular viejo para honrar el Día de la Tierra? Antes de hacerlo, tendrás que eliminar toda la información personal almacenada en el aparato. De esta manera, tus emails, mensajes de texto, contactos,...

Thinking of recycling an old cell phone in honor of Earth Day? Before you do, you’ll want to delete any personal information stored on the device. That way, your emails, text messages, contacts, photos, and other personal information won...

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