How To Spot A Scam Bank Email

One common feature of most Nigerian scam emails is the lack of sophistication. They are fraught with grammatical errors and typos. The perpetrators of these scam emails are usually not very educated. Their lack of sophistication is a good thing. It makes us spot a scam email easily from afar. Many of us have survived […]

Guess Who’s Back!

Yes, back on the Blackberry chat platform but on an Android device. The best of two worlds you would say. Finally, Blackberry resumed the rollout of the now cross platform BBM messaging services, opening up the much sought after service to the world. Still a bit put off by the staggered rollout though. For reasons […]

Android Lock Screens, Which Option Has the Best Security?

Mobile devices are real gateways into our lives. By accessing someone’s phone, you could potentially see their email, text messages, call log, what they been taking pictures of, contact list, browsing history and any notes or to-do lists they may have. Think about that for a minute. If somebody, a complete stranger, were to access […]

Bypassing Android’s Pattern Lock Is A Piece Of Cake

Android introduced a very different kind of entry protection in 2008. Named Pattern Lock, it allowed users to swipe in a specific way across 9 dots to unlock their smartphone. It is arguably easier to input and technically much more secure than a 4 digit PIN code. But, as time went by, people found ways […]