Google has stopped creating new prepaid cards for Google Wallet, following the discovery of a security flaw that allows funds to be easily tapped.
The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team is warning that a popular tool bundled with many Wifi routers creates a major security flaw.
It's a good idea, of course, to set a PIN code for your phone in case it's lost or stolen. But you have to wonder why some people bother - because, according to one software developer, the most common choice is 1234.
Tech-savy cyber criminals are apparently cannibalizing components from audio players and spy cams to fashion a new generation of stealthy, effective ATM skimmers.