5 tips for more security when working with Android OS device
Smartphones are attractive to the general public for several different reasons, but the main among them is the possibility of personal identification. They “conscientiously” serve as a gateway to our online identity and as such should be treated with care and attention. That is why experts advise us to do everything we can to protect them against any malicious online or offline operation. This effectively means learning simple and easy steps to protect against hacking or theft of gadgets. If you are not careful, the physical loss of your smartphone can mean more than just a waste of your contacts, as can compromise and their profiles on social media and your personal data, including important documents, emails, photos and messages. You need to be confident that when you use your smartphone online, all your information is traceable and can be stolen and shared on the Internet if you’re not careful enough. It is not a question of personal preference whether someone likes it or not strangers to know the facts of his personal life, and for handling resources in a virtual world in which there are malicious hackers who hide behind the anonymity of the online profiles and difficult to be detected.
Here is some tips and tricks that can help you in the challenge to protect your privacy.
1. Did not record all your passwords
Many users tend to write their passwords for online services and websites of their devices without thinking about what would happen if someone manages to gain access to their phone. Avoid doing it , especially when it comes to bank payment or applications.
2. Use embedded security Android
If you’re using Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) you can use the options on the lock screen and encryption. You can use a password, a PIN lock and sinister facial unlock and they are very useful if you do not do the work of hackers easy using easy to guess combinations.
3. Ensure the network to access the Internet
One of the most important things to protect your Android device is to protect your network for Internet access. Try to avoid using public Wi-Fi, when you want to do something important like online banking for example. When sharing a public network can be exposed to hackers who ” tapped ” to steal your personal information such as passwords, for example. You can protect your information using applications like Hideninja VPN, so your outbound connection is always encrypted and WiFi Protector, which can help to eliminate hackers. And to further enhance the security of your network, you can apply the settings from SecDroid, but note that this app is only for unlocked phones.
4. Use mobile application security
A mobile application is sure to make your job easier. You have tools like Lookout Security & Antivirus and Avast! Mobile Security.
5. Create multiple user profiles
If you own an Android tablet and have to share it, using multiple user profiles will help you protect your privacy. In Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) for tablets is possible for you to create multiple user accounts, including a general account for those who want to use your device. The option is in the section “Settings> Users” (“Settings> User”).http://szlifestyle.com/sz/2014/04/30/5-tips-for-more-security-when-working-with-android-os-device/https://i1.wp.com/szlifestyle.com/sz/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/sz_Android_os.jpg?fit=640%2C480https://i1.wp.com/szlifestyle.com/sz/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/sz_Android_os.jpg?resize=150%2C150TECH NEWSAndroid,GoogleSmartphones are attractive to the general public for several different reasons, but the main among them is the possibility of personal identification. They 'conscientiously' serve as a gateway to our online identity and as such should be treated with care and attention. That is why experts advise us to...Richard D.Richard Deendeen@szlifestyle.comContributorRichard Deen is a writer at szlifestyle. What can I say I love gadgets!szlifestyle.com Tech News, Life Style, Reviews, Videos!