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Stolen cellphone databases switched on by major US carriers

Posted November 1, 2012 AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint have flipped the switch on databases that will track stolen cellphones and block them from being used on the major carriers’ networks. Now, just make sure you’ve got your phone’s ID number written down somewhere, and try not to go into a cellphone coma on the […]

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How to Travel Unmolested by Warrantless Seizures and Creeping Malware

Posted March 8, 2012 Travel to the US can be a nightmare; “Homeland Security” has free rein to take your laptop or mobile phone. Travel to China is a good way to bring spyware and malware back home. Here are some helpful tips to make air travel smooth and free of frustrating security snags. Read […]

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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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