You don’t have to be a celebrity, politician or family member of a murder victim to get your cell phone hacked.
Sure, staffers at the now-defunct News of the World may have ransacked the voicemails of all of the above, but even “normal” people are targets for fraudsters mining for sensitive information.
And it’s scary how easy it is.
“As you’re doing more and more things on your mobile phone, you need to take added precaution,” says Vijay Balasubramaniyan, chief technology officer and co-founder of Pindrop Security, an Atlanta-based telecommunications company specializing in phone security.
Caller ID spoofing, for instance, used to be a valuable tool for business owners on the go who wanted their company number to appear on … Read More