Smartphone and tablet users may need to consider greater mobile security software, as a new report from comScore shows 32.5 million Americans accessed a banking account via the internet through the end of the second quarter of 2011. This is 13.9 percent of all mobile device users.
Sony's internet security may come under question after a data breach involving about 93,000 user names and passwords took place this week. The breach affects users looking to log onto PlayStation Network, Sony Online Entertainment and Sony Entertainment Network accounts.
Smartphone users beware, as a Toyko-based software company has been accused of phishing for user information through a mobile device program without getting permission, according to IStock Analyst's website. Mobile security software may be useful for users in cases such as this.
The University of San Diego is hosting it's eighth annual Cyber Security Awareness Month in an effort to remind students to protect their identity and computer with internet security and antivirus programs, according to The Vista, the schools' newspaper.