This time we want to advise you about something very important: Improving safety on our mobile devices, which oddly enough is something that many users totally neglected.
A few days ago we saw a number of misconceptions about the safety of our mobile devices (tablets and smartphones). And it is that even though these devices have become small computers that always accompany with us, there are still many users who totally neglect the safety of themselves.
Security measures for mobile
We must be aware of the need to take all the necessary measures to ensure the safety of our mobile measures since their spectacular growth has put them in the cross hairs of cyber criminals. Users should be fully aware not only about her material value of our smartphones or tablets, but also about personal information so important that we manage and store from our terminals.
We spend more time than ever with our mobile devices, either by downloading applications or games, consuming multimedia content, make purchases or managing our bank accounts. However, despite the large use we make of our terminals and applications, is still unknown in many cases the risks to which we are exposed, or how we should act to protect us from these new threats.
In fact, one in four mobile users does not even have protected their smartphones PIN or password. So here it is shown that the same levels of protection of our laptops do not always translate into the lives of our mobile phones.
On the occasion of the XI International Safer Internet Day, we want to offer a number of tips to ensure our smartphones and tablets…
Safety Tips for smartphones and tablets
– Go over what your applications: Use security software to analyze the application permissions for identifying suspicious requests location data, contacts or accounts. Think twice before saying yes to permits applications in the future.
– Put a pin or password on all your mobile devices: This is simple but it is important to protect your information from prying eyes.
– Make a backup without fail, 14% of peoples have never made a backup of your device. With all personal information – from photos and videos to the contact -information stored in the device, you must acquire the habit of making a monthly backup.
– Disable automatic log-in all your applications and websites to make sure that no stranger can log into their accounts if your phone falls into the wrong hands. Use a password manager if you have a large number of web pages and applications that make use daily.
– Check that your device is safe and that it is updated. Protect your phone and the information you have installed security for mobile devices that includes anti -theft measures and protection against viruses and malware.