But do you all have any idea that these Androids devices are safe or not? Well don’t worry about the security of these smart devices or its data. What you all have to do just simply follow these basics security instructions:
· Make sure your Android device is always enabling with Lock screen: While going through the mobile settings, we have always seen the security settings tab in our phones. Under those security settings there is a screen lock option. Most of the time by default it’s added but if it’s not make sure it is. In this setting you will find many options for its physical security like Face Unlock, Pattern, PIN or Password. Just a simple slide will not prevent your phone from strangers.
· Set USB Debugging Disabled: We will find this option also under the security setting tab. If the USB Debugging is enabled your mobile devices can be easily accessed by anyone without first passing a lock screen challenge unless Full Disk Encryption is also enabled.
· Set Full Disk Encryption Enabled: Under this you can protect your mobile devices from strangers. Once it got enabled, No one can accessed your phone easily even with the USB Debugging from bypassing the lock screen.
· Always Up-to-date the Devices: Ensure that your device is always updated with the latest official software in order to avoid any kind of vulnerabilities activities. It will Increase the overall security of your device. Most of the time user are totally dependent on the companies and even obliged to their cell phone manufactures for this, but make sure if you are induced to update your operating systems, do it immediately. The other point for updating your device is that sometimes your device may not support the latest version of Android and at that point of time you start thinking about your next upgrade.
· Use Google Play and Avoid Third Party Apps Store: It is preferable that always stick to Google Play Store for your any kind of apps requirement instead of using the third party app stores. Even in such cases an attackers can discover your pin to root your phone and if you have accidently install a malicious app on your device then your records, personal data including PIN can be accessible by attackers. Shady Chinese/Russian app stores generally distributed these malicious apps.
· Read Carefully Apps permission: It is advisable that you should always read through app permissions because these malicious apps typically make unusual requests. There are so many mobile security apps, like McAfee Mobile, Lookout Mobile, and F-Secure Mobile Security, which allow an app auditing feature to help you keep tabs on permission requests.