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In order to protect themselves from hackers, some financial institutions have started using two-factor authentication systems that use deliver one-time passcodes (OTP) through voice calls rather through SMS. But an updated version of a Trojan malware called Android.Bankosy can now steal voice delivered passwords, according to research by security vendor Symantec. Here’s how it works.
Today at CES 2016, Lenovo teased an upcoming smartphone that will be made in conjunction with Google’s motion-sensing wunderkind; Project Tango. This will be the first Tango-enabled mobile device for consumers and it promises to provide a “magic window” of digital information and objects in the real world. But will it ever make it to Australia?
Samsung Pay is coming to Australia. Some time this year, we’ll see yet another contactless payment system that lets you use your phone to buy groceries or shop in stores. Samsung’s attempt, though, seems to be the most versatile and powerful yet for customers, and potentially the most trouble-free for banks to implement.
Mobile devices and their application stores are the epitome of consumer ease, choice and product availability to date. People have the store in their pocket ever-available, the payment a password. The sheer volume of apps drives competition and perceived value into a great price tag. The ‘try this on for size’ version is almost, if not entirely, the full product. Upgrades? They’re free.
Travelling can be an enormous time thief, but if you approach it the right way and with the right tech, you can make it work for you. From staying in touch to keeping your devices charged and banishing bawling babies, here are some of our favourite tips for making every making the most of being on the road.
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