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Smartphone Unlock Pattern vs 6 Digit PIN Security

Smartphone Unlock Pattern vs 6 Digit PIN Security

Security:  Don't Rely On An Unlock Pattern To Secure Your Android Phone

By Andy Greenberg

SMARTPHONES TODAY COMPETE over which can best secure your secrets. They encrypt your data, store the digital keys to unlock themselves on specialized hardware, and even offer fancy biometrics from fingerprints to faceprints.

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How to Secure Your Online Financial Accounts

How to Secure Your Online Financial Accounts

By Dirk Cotton   The Retirement cafe

In my previous post, You're Responsible for Your Own Online Security, I noted that online fraud protections from banks, credit unions, investment companies, and other financial services companies are significantly weaker than consumer protections for credit cards, debit cards, ATMs, and EFTs.

The "100% online fraud guarantees" advertised by financial services companies can have a lot of fine print and they are backed by the companies, not by consumer protection laws.

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