Data security is becoming the main concern while the Internet is full of malware threats and lots of news of data breaches threats are hitting the ground. Possibly you have a good anti-virus installed on your PC or Laptop and protected its access with a strong password but what about your smartphone are you enough worrying about your phone?
Here are some interpret ways in this you can protect your smartphone data from malware threats
1.Manage File permissions
You often see some instructions while installing apps on Google Play that this app will be accessing your image gallery, Contacts, Email address etc Do not download any of the apps without reading this detail. Also, read the review about that particular app. You can manage installed apps permissions and remove unwanted permissions, let’s see how to do it.
Go to Settings>>Apps then tap Setting gear icon
Now in the next window tap on App permissions, you will see this window
2.Check System Updates
Receiving System update notification well don’t ignore those notifications keep your operating system up to date.
New updates contain new security patches that will secure your device from latest malware threats. Here to check System updates
Go to Settings>>About phone and tap on System update then check for update
Not having passwords on your phone is just like as an easy invite for data breaches to steal your data. Always set a strong password on your phone and short sleep time for your smartphone.Not all this you should also set a password on your phone image gallery and files.
Everyone loves free wifi, of course, it decreases a load of your mobile data pack and plus wifi is much faster than mobile data packed. But getting connect to public wifi is like giving access to your files to the other hackers. Always avoid making online money transactions while you are using public wifi and never send emails containing critical information using public wifi.
5.Encryption of your files
There are plenty of apps on google play who provides Encryption for your files, the app fill encrypt your files and you have to enter a PIN or passcode to decrypt those files. It means if your phone is in wrong hands he or she will be not able to see your sensitive data.
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