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US customs can and will seize laptops and cellphones, demand passwords

Posted January 9, 2012 If you don’t like the idea of the US government reading the sensitive contents of your computer, you may wish to take steps before you travel there. Check out the post on Naked Security.

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How to stay safe when traveling for the holidays

Posted: December 14, 2011 Whether you approach the holiday travel season with dread or excitement, chances are you’ll be carrying one or more mobile devices and looking for those last minute-travel bargains. Read my Naked Security post to learn what to watch out for this year.

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Windows Phone 7.5 susceptible to SMS hack

A researcher has discovered a flaw in Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” that can crash the message center by simply receiving a malformed SMS, Tweet or Facebook message. Here’s the story.

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Verizon blocks Google Wallet over security concerns

Verizon and Google are sparring over who will control mobile phone payment systems, but consumers seem to be left without choice in the United States. Read more here. 

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