In the IT market today, android very possibly could be the reigning king. The most welcome policy of android is the free love approach which lets anyone put their app on the market and will only block the said app if flagged as inappropriate by a third party. The upside of this being that android market is the most widely comprehensive in the matters of quality security apps but as it goes there is a downside as well. The open source platform is a treat for hackers and lately the exploits involving the mobile operating system have been on a rise.
It thus becomes imperative that users protect their data and with that purpose in mind here is a list of some very useful apps to keep your device secure and private.
Lookout Mobile Security
This free mobile application in the android market and includes the three basic necessities of a secure device: antivirus, backup and fine my phone. This app will scan any further app that you download and prevents your device from any virus or malware. The backup allows you to create a backup of your data and even restore it to a new or existing phone. The find my phone is a very handy feature in case the phone is lost or stolen. This will delete all your data in the event of theft, points out the location of your phone on a map and even activates a loud alarm to find your phone.
The smart App Lock-(App Protector)
If you are in the habit of giving your phone to your friends and other people to use every now and then but do not want them to be poking their nose where they shouldn’t , then this app is god send for you. With this free app the user can lock SMS, contacts, mail, photos and more. The user can also set a list of apps that can be locked with lock pattern or password protection.
MSecure Password manager
This paid app is a very convenient and safe solution to store sensitive data on your phone. Using this app you can password protect data such as web logins, security numbers, credit card details, bank account numbers and easily ac