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Mobile Security: How to Secure, Privatize, and Recover Your Devices by Mari Heiser, Jaya Nampalli, Joseph Anderson, Darla Nykamp, Tim Speed

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Chapter 7. Baby Boomers, Teens, and Tweens

We have looked at managing your mobile device for ordinary usage, risks to your device and personal information, ways to protect them, and various types of support available to you if issues arise. Mobile devices have come a long way in a very short amount of time, from simple phones to fully functioning computers. The possibilities are almost endless. There are other, less obvious risks which may arise from using mobile devices. While they may never touch your life, it is important to be aware of them if you are responsible for minors or have family members or friends in the over-50 age group. In this chapter, we will look at some of the most important risks and developments.

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