TITLE

Protecting Portable Electronic Devices From Attacks

PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Community Banker;May2009, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
39662498

 

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