The increasing growth of mobile usage with data packs in it may seem that technology is advancing every day at an exponential rate and that the societies are accepting that using new and modern technology is important because the work can be easily done through it.
Those who work in office tend to connect with their colleagues with the help of cloud computing and also make social media groups so that everyone on a project can know what all has been done till now and what needs to be done to complete the work.
Our mobile phones have become our saviors which helps in not only doing the office work, but also helps in doing net banking, ordering food online, doing online shopping, pay bills, book tickets, see in advance for anything we want to do in future, pay the installments and insurance premiums and what not, but with the advancements in technology, the drawbacks have also increased.
Data breaches and phishing of various types has also increased. It has become important for everyone to get an anitivirus for mobile so that all your data can be protected
You must have also read in newspapers and have had heard the news that sometimes a virus attack a system so strong that it multiplies and sometimes spread in the whole world. These things, although hard to believe can attack and disturb so many servers and systems that even the most secured databases of all lose all their data and information
The unsecured websites also tend to steal all our important and confidential data and store it to their systems which, if not handled with care can lead that data to spread and we all know that data once spread in this humongous universe of the internet, it can’t be retrieved back.
Although not common, but some types of phishing
- Whaling – This form of phishing is where a social media engineer tries to target a particular CEO or a person having a similar or a company’s business and tries to get financial information or other business information.
- Spear Phishing – This is where a social media engineer tries to target a specific person or business and try to steal the confidential information from them.