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Thursday, February 24, 2022

best useful tips for your android mobile secruity .

 best useful tpis for your android mobile secruity


  1. The easiest way to get infected with malware  Android phone is to start installing app from outside the official Google Play app store. In the Setting menu of any standard Android device is a check box that enable and disable installing ‘unofficial’ app. An Android that keep itself legit is far safer.



2. Upgrade to Android 3.0  above

The first version of Android to incorporate file system encryption was Android 4.0, almost three year into the system’s life. Devices that do not use any  data encryption are all the susceptible to damaging data loss.

3. Download an anti-malware app

Now that Android malware and viruses are a widely-recognised part of the smartphone  there are many solutions to combat them. Most of the big antivirus companies have their own Android anti-malware apps, including AVG, Avast and Norton. Recommended free Android  app include Lookout (where there is also a premium version available) and trust.

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4. Do not connect  unsecured, unknown Wi-Fi networks

  • An unsecured Wi-FI network can seem like a cheeky goldmine of free internet, but if you’re using an outdated version of Android in particular, it could prove dangerous.networks can be used stage a ‘middleman’ attack, where any inputted data can be intercepted by a third party – including password and personal details, such as credit card numbers.    

  • 5. Install a remote wipe/lock app
  • If an Android device is lost  it is sensible to have a way to wipe or lock it. There are app available from Google Play that will do just that, reacting to either a command from a web interface text. Popular remote wipe lock apps include Cerberu and Avast Mobile Security.

  • 6. Keep all sensitive data behind of  extra encryption layer

  • Keeping sensitive information logged in a generic note on a phone  is a bad idea. There are plenty of app of will store information behind a double wall of password protection and encryption. Top pick include and File Hide Expert.  

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7. Be aware of SMS threats

Premium SMS threat are partly responsible for the surge in Android malware. The threat, which was brought to light earlier this year, can send premium rate SMS texts, install other malicious apps and execute other code. If there is mysterious activity on a phone check it is not down to this type of attack.

8. Use the Chrome browser

Since Android 5.1 was introduced, phone and tablets have come with the stock Android browser as well as Chrome installed as standard. Chrome is marginally more secure  the stock version, having been subject to fewer publicised insecurities in recent months. It is also likely that Chrome  Android is being more keenly worked on,  status marking it out as the future default browser for Android.  

9. Put a lock on  lock screen

Simple but necessary, anyone with a concern about Android security should put some lock screen protection heir phone. Virtually all Android come with optional security measures , accessed in the security submenu of settings.

10. Stolen phone? Check out Plan B

Many have done it – had a phone lost or stolen just before planning to buy phone insurance a phone tracker. There is one last point of call. Try to install Plan B  in phone from the Google Play website and, if successful, it will automatically send the location of the device to the Gmail account linked to it.

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