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The 10 best ways to secure your Android phone

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Malware makers, phishers, they really are all out to get you. ZDNet's Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols outlines the top 10 ways to keep you and your Android device safe from attackers. Many of these are pretty simple, but security is really more about doing safe things every time than fancy complicated security tricks.

How do you keep your Android phone safe from Malware makers and phishers? Share your top tips in the comments below.

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Good One and question

by esferasoft73 In reply to The 10 best ways to secur ...

I know most of the tactics earlier, can you tell me, how can we find that somebody has hacked a phone or chasing us, like keeping an eye on our cell activities, like call logs etc.

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Good One

by joymerrymann In reply to Good One and question

Thank for sharing this. Its useful.

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Best ways to secure your Android phone 2018

by richard trump In reply to The 10 best ways to secur ...

It's very important to secure your Android phone from cyber attacks.
Here's how you can keep your Android phone secure:
1. Lock your phone.
2. Download Apps only from Google Play store.
3. Use Virtual Private Networks (VPN) and Avoid Free Wifi
4. Use Antivirus.
5. Keep your phone updated.
6. Uninstall Apps which you don't use and let android scan Apps.
7. Turn off Connections if not in use.

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Good advice

by Wentiont In reply to Best ways to secure your ...

I take all this measures. I think, they are very helpful even though seems easy and common

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does applications fetch our data

by John Cater In reply to Best ways to secure your ...

Thank you for sharing the information, but i have one question also, are the android applications on the play store also collects our mobile data ?

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Secure android Phone- missing point

by shivampdmp In reply to Best ways to secure your ...

Thank you for Sharing this knowledge with us.
One Point u missed
1. Do not install torrent in phone and in laptop also. If u want to secure your phone from hacker.

2. Don't download movies from UN-trusted website.

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Thanks for the guide

by amybros2018 In reply to The 10 best ways to secur ...

Awesome guide for android mobile security. Thanks for such informative article.

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thank you

by work271296 In reply to The 10 best ways to secur ...

thank for sharing this

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Avast Mobile Security

Avast Mobile Security seems to be a good app in keeping malware away. Try it out.

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Secrutiy is in your hands

by hutchinsa In reply to The 10 best ways to secur ...

I've really noticed that as long as you are careful (install reputable apps, ignore ads, and stay mindful about random links), you can keep the device safe without security apps. Of course, taking every possible security measure is wise for those who are less experienced.

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