Traveling abroad on business? Assume that your smartphone will be compromised.

Posted by Michael Campbell on Oct 28, 2021 3:11:13 PM


When visiting certain high-risk countries on business, your smartphone activity may be monitored by local intelligence services. From fake cell towers to malicious carrier updates, spies in these countries have a number of ways to install malware on your device through your cellular connection alone. As such, it’s best to assume that your smartphone has been compromised when on foreign soil.

In an article recently published by Help Net Security, I provide a playbook that will help you mount an effective counter-defense for this spying. Read on to learn my top five tips for keeping your information safe.


Topics: Mobile Security, Mobile Espionage, Travel, IMSI Catchers

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