How secure is your e-reader?

September 15, 2017

E-book readers are one of life's great inventions. Unless you prefer paper, there really is no need to carry bulky books or pack paperbacks in your carry-on. You can easily read anywhere, anytime, even in the dark!

But how cyber secure are e-readers?

E-readers are fairly secure, but they can still cause some cyber grief if you aren't careful about what you put on them and how.

Your paperless device is essentially a computer that can use a wireless connection and a web browser to download data. And when you are connecting devices to a home network, it's good to know how to keep things free of malware and viruses because sometimes sharing isn't caring when it comes to connecting devices and downloading corrupted files.

Here are some tips to keep your home network and your devices protected:

Follow Get Cyber Safe on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.


By submitting a comment, you agree to have Public Safety Canada collect the comment and publish it on this website (comment policy).


There are no comments at this time

Date modified: