Modern advances to Smartphone technology has made it even more crucial for you to keep your mobiles safe. Even if you do not have access to the Internet or store sensitive data, you could still be at risk. Moreover, the issue of smartphone security has grown in urgency over the last few years as you store a lot of personal data into your phones, from your physical location to your passwords.
Nowadays, Smartphones are used not only for calling, messaging and storing data, but also for accessing email accounts, visiting social networking sites, and even for browsing the web. All these activities offer a great chance for cyber-criminals to reach us.
With respect to all the activities that you do on your Smartphones, it can get easily infected with malware delivered through an Internet connection, by downloading a malicious app, connecting phone to the PC over USB to sync data, via a Bluetooth connection or even by using unsecured WiFi connection.
Hence, Smartphones infected with malware can allow easy access of our personal sensitive information stored on your phone to the hackers. Additionally, many a time users receive SMS’s on their cell phones asking for help, urging donation for charity or giving details about a cash prize that they have won. Phone number or a website link is also provided within the SMS. Once the user have called the number or clicked on the link, the attacker will ask the user to provide his/her personal information such as credit card number or account number to make them victims of a SMiShing scam.
All the more, if a smartphone is simply lost or stolen, all the data stored on it can be potentially accessed. Hence, it is extremely essential to boost the security of your smartphone and what you store on it.
eScan Mobile Security for Android protects everything on your android-based Smartphone against evolving viruses, malware, Trojans other such security threats. Here are some of its remarkable features:
With its Anti-Theft feature, eScan ensures complete protection to your phone from any unauthorized access on the event if your phone device is lost or stolen. It also helps you in device block, data wipe, SIM watch, and locating your phone through GPS finder.
Application Control feature blocks access to applications. By default, all downloaded applications are blocked and access to these applications is only allowed by entering the eScan Mobile Security password.
Call and SMS Filter:
This feature facilitates content filtering of calls and SMSs based on parameters set through its Whitelist and Blacklist feature. A user can block calls and SMSs from specified numbers based on specific phrases/ words/ keywords.
More over with its, Backup and Restore of Contacts and SMSs feature, eScan facilitates backup of all contacts and SMSs on to the memory card. Whenever required, the backed up data can also be easily restored to the device.
Advance Web Protection and Parental Control:
With advanced web protection and parental control features, eScan categorizes and detects the web sites that the user visits when using Android’s default browser, and blocks phishing or malware infected web sites in real-time, thus safeguarding android-based mobile device against evolving cyber threats.
For enhanced security of your Smartphone use the free trial of eScan Mobile Security for Android. Click here https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.eScan.main