Month: January 2017

New WhatsApp feature will let you track your friends’ location in real-time

WhatsApp appears to be working on a new feature that would allow users to track their contacts in real time. Live Location Tracking, as it’s currently known, has been spotted in the beta version of the messaging app, both on Android (version 2.16.399) and iOS (version 2.17.3.28). With the feature, users will be able to …

Jennifer Lawrence naked photo hacker jailed for nine months after breaking into dozens of celebs’ online accounts and stealing their nude selfies

Edward Majerczyk, 29, was sentenced to nine months behind bars after admitting to illegally accessing 30 celebs’ iCloud and Gmail accounts A HACKER who broke into celebrities’ online accounts and stole nude pictures before posting them online has been jailed. Edward Majerczyk, 29, was sentenced to nine months in a US federal prison on Tuesday …

Tomorrow we’ll wait to meet at CYBERTECH2017 TLV

From tomorrow for 3 days – 30 Jan to 1 Feb – we will be presenting at the leading Cybertech conference TLV. Come meet us! Cybertech presents latest technology solutions for global cyber threats for a wide range of sectors: finance, transportation, utilities, defense, R&D, manufacturing, telecommunication, health and government. Come meet POMM team and …

Visit POMM next week at CYBERTECH2017

We will be presenting next week – 30 Jan to 1 Feb at the leading Cybertech conference. Come meet us!  Cybertech provides a unique opportunity to get acquainted with latest innovations and solutions featured by international cyber community addressing global cyber threats and diverse challenges for a wide range of sectors: finance, transportation, utilities, defense, …

International omnibus survey for Visa reveals mobile payments are on the rise

According to Visa’s 2016 Digital Payments Study, the number of European consumers regularly using mobile devices to make payments has tripled in the past year. In fact, 54% of consumers now use their smartphone, tablet or wearable to make payments for a range of activities, compared to just 18% who said they did so when …

Worst passwords of 2016 revealed – and 123456 is STILL top of the list

Analysing all the data breaches from last year turned up some not-so-surprising statistics And top of the list was “123456” – a six figure password that most hackers could crack in just a few seconds. Keeper, the password management firm that conducted the research, examined 10 million passwords and, amazingly, 17% of accounts were safeguarded …

Cyber Terrorisom: Attacks Target Saudi Arabia’s State Agencies, Companies

Saudi Arabia’s Labor Ministry said its Hadaf human resources development fund was the latest victim of hackers who have been attacking the kingdom’s government agencies and companies. The ministry’s data and client information were not affected, state-owned Al Ekhbariya TV said, citing ministry spokesman Khalid Aba Al-Khail. The “Shamoon 2” virus hit various government agencies …

Smartphones targeted to go deeper into Eneterprise Markets

Android and iOS unveil more enterprise-focused features Google and Apple have released new versions of Android and iOS, and each operating system puts more emphasis on the enterprise. Google is doing so by tightening Android security with better file-level encryption and a more streamlined update process. Apple is making its play with new enterprise-focused features …

POMM elected CES2017 “Top 10” and “Most Innovative Technology to Watch”: pre-order your POMM today

Back from Vegas CES2017 – these have been hectic days and the interest in POMM was great. POMM was elected  CES2017 “Top 10” and “Most Innovative Trends to Watch“by Equities. In parallel we continue our Crowdfunding Campaign that is going well surpassing the $1M barrier, and following the big interest and demand – we added a …

Researchers warn of fingerprint theft from ‘peace’ sign

Could flashing the “peace” sign in photos lead to fingerprint data being stolen? Research by a team at Japan’s National Institute of Informatics (NII) says so, raising alarm bells over the popular two-fingered pose. Fingerprint recognition technology is becoming widely available to verify identities, such as when logging on to smartphones, tablets and laptop computers. …