Smartphone become familiar gadget nowadays. Smartphone is not only used for make a call or texting, but many people uses their smartphone to store critical data like credit card number. Many hacker now turn to attack smartphone than other device. They use an app to attack user’s phone. Because of this people who use smartphone must know this 5 ways to protect their smartphone from hacker. Here it is the 5 ways to protect smartphone.
- Awareness of the smart phone security
- Trusted Source
- App Market
- Mobile Antivirus
Smartphone malware is not as much as desktop malware. But the smart phone malware threats exist and more sophisticated every day. For that vigilance against smart phones malware user should continue to be a concern.
Before installing an app for your smartphone, be sure the app is from trusted developer.
Make sure the app provider is trusted. If not sure, just search app in your device market (Android Market, iTunes, BB App World).
Every app always provide phone access permissions. Check the permissions for strange permission (game app need access your phone book is strange).
Many antivirus for mobile is provided. Choose one for your smartphone and make sure to update your antivirus regularly.