Android, the market leader in Mobile OS but the most attacked as well. The number of malware types has also increased. A Kaspersky Security report had said in that ninety-nine percent of newly discovered mobile malicious programs target the Android platform.
Hackers don’t need physical access to your phone to steal your personal information or infect the device with malware. They infiltrate your phone with innocent-looking apps or link to it via unsecured Wi-Fi® networks.
Security on your mobile device has become vital in protecting your personal and professional information from hackers. We’ve all heard of celebrity photos and text messages being hacked and leaked to the public.
Once a hacker has infiltrated your device they can access all the data you stored including phone calls, text messages, photos, and personal or business data.So what can users do to protect their mobile phones? Here are some tips.
1. Do Not Save All Of Your Passwords
Many users save their passwords to online services and sites on their device, never once thinking about what it would mean to a person who got their hands on the phone. Avoid having all important passwords saved in your device particularly when it comes to banking or payment apps.