A range of mobile apps examined by security firm ViaForensics found a significant number storing user names unencrypted and a smaller number storing passwords the same way.
A new study from ViaForensics has found that there are a slew of popular applications that are currently "failing" at securing sensitive user data.
Financial firms say they are addressing problems that research firm found with security of mobile apps.
ViaForensics says unprotected data on phone could be used in a social engineering attack, but only if someone got root access to the device.
PayPal iPhone app users need to download the update or risk a man-in-the-middle attack on their accounts over unsecured Wi-Fi networks.
Apple's included support for a variety of disk images in OS X is one of the more convenient aspects of the operating system, allowing you to easily encrypt or otherwise compartmentalize your data for easy organization and management. While disk images