Two Disasters Interrupted 


1-I’m not sure that many of my senior friends who use iPhones understand that they have to upgrade their iOS software immediately, otherwise they potentially run the risk of being a victim of security breaches.

Apple recently discovered several security mishaps that could make them vulnerable for undesirables to read their text messages, emails, contacts, and track calls. 

Read all about it in the New York Times or Huffington Post.  

2-Thank goodness for Amber Alerts. Today, I was sitting in a local coffee shop when all of a sudden the alarms went off on everyone’s smartphone. It was really weird hearing all of the sounds go off at the same time and listening to people’s reactions. Most of the customers were elderly and loudly remarking about the constant sound of the alarms.

It was upsetting  for me to hear the confusion and questions about what was going on. The alerts were being issued for a 3-year old Pennsylvania girl. The good news is that because of the miracle of the Amber Alerts, the girl was found safe just about two hours later.

Read about it in a WPIX report

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