Tag: "mobile"

James Lipton says “Don’t tweet your junk”

James Lipton says “Don’t tweet your junk”

James Lipton’s new public service announcements (PSA’s) on texting (text messaging) for teenagers gives the concept a whole new meaning. The campaign “Before you test, give it a ponder” features videos of Lipton loaning his trademark beard to teenagers so that its magical properties of forethought can be temporarily bestowed on them effectively uses humor to combat the problems of sexting and cyber-bullying.

Where is your BES Policy?

Several months ago, users of a wireless carrier in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were sent an SMS message to their Blackberry devices instructing them to install a software patch that would resolve recent network trouble they’ve been experiencing. The patch turned out to be spyware (Etisalat.A[MA]) and would intercept the user’s email, sending the […]

Sometimes you get the bear, sometimes the bear gets your iPhone

Sometimes you get the bear, sometimes the bear gets your iPhone

Does your mobile device policy cover bear attack? Kris Rowley would tell you it should. Over the summer, the CISO for the state of Vermont was hiking through the woods when she was approached by a young bear, walking out from behind an evergreen.