The number of mobile threats is increasing, from malware that steals passwords and other personal data to viruses that can increase your monthly bill.
Today we’re going to present you with some software solutions, applications that can help you make your iOS or Android device more secure.
1. Bitdefender Safebox – Android and iOS (Free)
A free application for Android and iPhone, BitDefender Safebox offers 2 GB of secure cloud storage. The files you upload from your phone can be accessed from any computer.
2. K9 Web Protection Browser – Android/iOS (Free)
The K9 free web browser offers secure internet browsing options and it includes filters that can limit access to websites with adult content and websites known to distribute malware apps.
3. NQ Mobile Vault – Android/iOS (Free)
An application created to protect files, from text messages to photos and videos. NQ Mobile Vault can be used to store contact information and private calls lists.
For the premium version you have to pay $2 / month.
4. LastPass Premium – Android/iOS
Available only for premium clients who pay $1 / month, the LastPass mobile apps complete the functionality of the desktop application by offering an advanced and secure passwords manager. It also provides synchronization options on mobile devices and computers.
5. Norton Snap QR Code Reader – Android/iOS (Free)
QR codes can contain links to websites with malware content. If you scan QR codes regularly with your smartphone, it might be a good idea for you to use the free application from Norton. This application checks every code being exposing your smartphone to malware dangers.
6. Lookout – Android/iOS (Free)
One of the best applications that can help you recover or block your stolen or lost phone.
Lookout has extended functionality for Android such as additional features and anti-virus.
7. eWallet GO! – Android/iOS
A digital wallet that helps your protect your most important personal data. eWallet GO! Uses a 256 bits AES encryption system and it allows you to quickly search for passwords.
8. 1Password – Android/iOS
One of the best cross platform passwords managers. The application is not free but it logs everything. The Android version is only available to 1Passwords for desktop customers.
9. Seal – Android (Free)
This Android application comes with an unique method of securing your personal information through a 9 points touch gesture on the screen.
Each feature of the phone can be easily restricted. The Live version allows you to use 2 security measures at the same time. It also has a paid version.
10. Webroot SecureWeb Browser – iOS (Free)
With additional security measures compared to Safari, Webroot is a web browser for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad and it secures the traffic you make online and it also blocks websites that distribute malware code.