There are plenty of applications available for download on Android devices due to their popularity, but not all apps are created equal. Some may contain malware or pose security risks, potentially compromising your device and privacy. This is why it’s vital to take the time to verify apps before installing them — here’s how.
Android devices are prone to thousands of mobile malware and other security risks. The good news is that you don’t need advanced technological know-how to protect your Android phone or tablet from such threats. All it takes is tweaking your device settings and downloading the right protection software.
Almost every modern mobile device allows you to send and receive emails, download and upload media files, store data, and even close business deals. As mobile devices have become indispensable in everyone’s personal and professional life, the security risks have also increased — and backing them up has become more critical than ever.
The first Pixel smartphone from Google was released in 2013. It was a high-performance phone with a lot of useful features for the average business user. On October 9, 2018, Google released the third version of its flagship device and it’s better than ever.
Facebook recently made headlines because of a private data controversy involving UK consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. While that scandal continues to emerge, Facebook is facing another privacy issue concerning Android users’ call logs and text data being collected for years.
Phishing scams, whereby cybercriminals masquerade as trustworthy entities to fool victims into disclosing private information, have had a recent surge in popularity. This is largely because hackers realize the best way to infiltrate a system is by exploiting people’s trust.
Mobile phones’ sizes and styles went through massive changes in the last few years. And as their looks and dimensions changed, so did their functions. With better capacity and bigger storage, mobile phones turned into veritable mini-computers that businesses were quick to adopt as a vital office tool.