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Avoid “droid rage”: Five tips to keep your Android secure

eset_logo_whiteESET, a global pioneer in proactive protection for 25-years, have provided five security tips for Android users.

Five tips to maintain to avoid some common Android pitfalls Do not “bring your own disaster”

  • Do not prefer your Android phone for work.
  • Encrypt your phone and external SD card by Menu<Settings<Security<Encryption

Do not forget to double-lock

  • Put PIN codes on individual apps such as Gmail, or Facebook by adding an extra layer of security along with the phone lock

Don’t forget where you put your stuff

  • If your device is lost, use Gmail’s PC-based security system to sign the attacker out, under Account Activity on the main Gmail page, then select “Sign out All Other Sessions”.
  • Dropbox is a particular risk, PIN lock it if possible. Do not save passwords in web browser, do not keep email addresses, or banking details in any note-taking app and lock your Google Drive. Educate employees, executives and vendors

Don’t fall for text scams

  • Some trogan-ized apps will post a SMS as Security app to scam you. It might send you on wild chase through rogue websites.

Always have a backup plan

  • Track your phone and always have a back up by adding the apps like My back up Pro and Super back up.
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