This blog complements my book, The Essential Guide to Home Computer Security, to help you keep your home computers and smartphones secure.

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Parental Controls on eReaders

Here's a useful little article about parental controls (or the lack of them) on the new wave of web enabled eReaders. I use K9 web protection on PCs and this is now available for iPads, and is in the works for Android, so will cover at least some eReaders.

Friday, 20 April 2012

A Trojan by SMS

It was pretty obvious that the security landscape for smartphones would gradually resemble that of PCs and here is more evidence. The rise of RATs, or Remote Access Trojans. One of the attackers most effective weapons and, in this report, delivered over SMS!
Remote access tools a growing threat to smartphones - a Trojan by SMS