Protecting Portable Electronic Devices From Attacks

May 2009
Community Banker;May2009, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p13
Trade Publication
The article presents the recommendations from the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team on how to protect cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs). It states that a person should be careful in posting his or her cell phone numbers and e-mail addresses because attackers often use software that browses Web sites for this information to use in attacks. It mentions that using links sent in unsolicited e-mail or text messages should also be avoided because they may direct the user to a malicious Web site.


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