Usage of mobile devices is now an essential part of our life. From early morning alarm to the bedtime chatting with friends, it will remain with us all time. All-important tasks like shopping, banking, mailing, social media engagement, information transfer etc is performed through mobile within seconds.
All around the Globe knows, all these facilities are coming with the risk of insecurities like hacking, leaks of personal data malwares, adwares, spywares & others.
In our previous blog, we already tried to flash a light on “risk of ransomware type of attack on your mobile device”.
According to Statista, Android acquires almost 86% of market share among total mobile device.
But the problem with Android is its open source behavior. It allows everyone to tweak it in the way they want. Even one can side loads the apps in Android instead of downloading it from the default app store. Unfortunately, this makes Android the most desirable platform for hackers.
With increase of attacks in Android devices, Google has now considered security as major aspects for its next Android O.
IPhone is considered as secured but recent research shows that IOS is also attacked by malware such as AceDeceiver, XCodeGhost & Pegasus" spyware, even if they aren’t Jailbreak.
Unfortunately, one can’t secure your device totally but atleast by following few steps can secure it from most of the attacks.
As always said “Better be safe than sorry later” it is highly advisable to follow above mentioned steps to keep distance from security attacks.
Feel free to share your valuable thoughts, suggestions or tips regarding mobile security in comment section.
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