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Mobile Game Hacked – How-To Secure Your Accounts

Today I would like to inform you of a recent security breach as well as help you to secure your online accounts. I wrote an article recently on the LinkedIn database leak and it’s become very obvious that this is becoming something that happens way too often. Recently (14th June 2016) the forum operated by the mobile game “Clash Of Kings” was attacked and compromised. The disturbing fact of this hack is that the hacker claims to have used basic tools to gain access because “The forum was running outdated software”. If this is true, then there should be serious sanctions in place for companies like these. Companies who make shed loads of cash need to ensure that your data is as safe as it can be. (more…)

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Looking for a smart phone? Check out the OnePlus 3

On the off chance that you are not familiar with OnePlus (where have you been??), they are a Chinese manufacturer of high-end smart phones at mid-range prices. I can vouch for OnePlus as phone manufacturers since I have owned the OnePlus X as well as the OnePlus 2 and I’m planning on picking up a OnePlus 3 shortly. They are fantastic phones, period. I’ve been through my share of smart phones and since my iPhone 1, I’ve been well and truly hooked on these smart devices.

There are certain things that really “grind my gears”

  • I don’t want to be locked into a 2-year contract in order to get a phone. I want to buy a phone and beat up the providers when my 12-month contract comes up for renewal
  • I hate that providers lock their phone to their network! If I take my phone to the USA or anywhere outside of Europe, ill buy a local sim card with my unlocked phone
  • The price of these devices is really not justified. I understand that marketing. R&D etc. is expensive but come on! More of the pricing of these products (in my opinion) is to make the user feel elitist by having an expensive phone. That is until you drop it in the toilet because you were playing candy crush.

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