Sunday, March 16, 2008

Threats from "new" devices

I've now seen a few stories about new IT devices containing viruses and malware. Here's an article from the LA Times that gives bit more details about how much more wide spread it is becoming. You would think that buying something as simple a new digital picture frame wouldn't mean you'd have to scan it for suspect software, but you do. Seems like the best idea with all these things is simply to reformat them and reload before you use them. What a pain!