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Citizens Advice finds scammers preying on eBay and Gumtree shoppers

The internet has really boosted consumer choice - online shopping represented nearly 6% of all retail sales last year, and now that nearly everyone owns a smartphone, it's never been easier for people to whip out their handset and make a purchase any time of the day or night. Internet shopping has also been a

By | July 14th, 2014|Categories: Technology research|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Citizens Advice finds scammers preying on eBay and Gumtree shoppers

Android antivirus malware scam signs users up to premium rate services

The US Department of Homeland Security and the FBI have found that 79% of all malware attacks affected phones that use the Android operating system, and new Android attacks occur regularly. Research from Bitdefender has identified a new scareware scam that is launched by an advertising software development kit from InMobi and is included in

By | November 29th, 2013|Categories: Mobile phone|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Android antivirus malware scam signs users up to premium rate services