Kieper discusses smart phone security with NBC 26

Our own Dave Kieper was featured Monday (May 20) in an NBC 26 news story examining the potential privacy pitfalls of smartphone use. With so many people now relying on smartphones for banking and other sensitive transactions, hackers increasingly are targeting the devices, the story says. “You have that phone and it’s unsecured, boom, very quickly you’re in trouble,” IT specialist Kieper told reporter Alex Hagan. Hackers have begun to make downloadable apps to attack consumers, Kieper said, and consumers need to be aware and protect themselves — and their devices — from unscrupulous people. Full story.