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AllClear ID Blog: Mobile

Millennials and Identity Protection

Jackie here. Do Millennials neglect protecting their identities? A TransUnion survey suggests that Millennials are the age group least likely to actively protect their data. Interestingly, they are also the generation most concerned about cyber threats. How can Millennials change their habits and become more secure online? Here are a few key changes that can […]

New Trend: Mobile Apps for Catching Snoopers

Allison here. A recent article highlighted a survey conducted by phone security company, Lookout, in which one-third of people admitted to sneaking glances at text messages, photos, and emails on a loved one’s phone. This is a concerning statistic, now that our mobile phones store more and more of our personal data. A snooper with […]

Virus Alert: Malware Targeting Smartphone Users

Aaron here, with the AllClear Investigation team.  The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) was recently made aware of malware attacking smartphones that use the Android operating system. The newest versions of this malware are called Loozfon and FinFisher. Loozfon is an information-stealing type of malware. With this one, criminals use different tactics to try and […]