Chapter 15. Step 12: Don’t Let Your Defenses Down When Using Mobile Devices

Marco lives in New York City with his mom. His dad moved to Miami after his parents’ divorce. Many of his friends already had cell phones, and Marco pleaded with his dad to get him one. On the morning of his 11th birthday, his mom gave him her present, a new pair of jeans and a shirt, and then handed him a package from his dad. Inside was the exact cell phone Marco had asked for.

After school Marco activated the phone and studied the manual. The next day he took it to school, showing it off on the bus and in-between classes. It had super-cool features like a digital camera, a Web browser, and instant messaging. He showed his friends how he could download stuff like games, ...

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