Smartphones are the device people use the most these days; even most of the computing requirements are fulfilled on the smartphones these days. A security app can provide protection against malwares, unauthorized access, data theft etc. for no money or an amount next to free. We have enlisted top 10 security apps for smartphones in this article.
GadgetTrak is very useful in a sense – that it doesn’t only track the person who snatched your iOS device but also takes a snapshot and uploads to the GadgetTrak account so that you can contact law enforcement with a picture of the thief. Other than that, the regular location coordinates of the device will be updated time to time and user can get a hold of their lost or stolen device using this feature. GadgetTrak costs $3.99.
9. Avast! Mobile Security
Avast’s computer programs are very popular for their simplicity and functionality, and the smartphone app comes with a great deal on security features. The best part is – Avast! Mobile Security is free but the features are still top-notch like some other top rated apps. Real time malware protection, firewall, privacy reports, web shield protection, device tracking etc. all are included within the package!
8. Norton Mobile Security Lite
Symantec’s Norton Mobile Security Lite is another mobile security program from a reputed company; and this one also comes for free in Google Play Store. There’s no iOS version available yet, doesn’t look like one would be there pretty soon. Norton Mobile Security Lite blocks viruses, prevents phishing, tracks smartphone in case of a theft etc.
7. F-Secure Mobile Security
F-Secure supports a diverse range of smartphone platforms – Android, Windows and Symbian but unfortunately, no iOS or Blackberry support. The core features are – malware protection, parental control, safe browsing, location tracking of the device, call and SMS blocking, identity protection etc.