Monday, July 7, 2014

Protect Your ATM Account with Your Smartphone

ATM cards let us withdraw cash anytime and anywhere there is an ATM. However, it also makes it easy for thieves to drain your ATM account by cloning your ATM cards through skimming devices and cameras installed on ATMs. While there are ways to protect your online passwords, protecting your ATM card from cloning is a challenge since it is not easy to detect a compromised ATM. I personally have friends that were victims of ATM card cloning.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Are Landlines Becoming More Obsolete?

A few decades ago, telephones played a major role in day-to-day communication. Early mobile phones were not a threat until SMS was introduced, with the Philippines eventually being recognized as the texting capital of the world. It was only in recent years, however, that mobile phones started to replace telephones. What triggered the telephone’s apparent demise?