The majority of Americans have smartphones, and tablets are a close second. With these devices come apps for everything. Whether you’re into gaming, fitness, news, or finance, there are applications you can download that will meet your every need. Downloading is simple and fast – just the touch of a button and the program begins downloading. But do you know for sure if the apps you download are safe from viruses and other threats?
Cybercriminals create malicious apps and dangerous websites specifically designed to steal your private data. It is important to make sure that apps you download are safe from threats, otherwise your personal information could be at risk.
You can also install a mobile security solution that automatically scans for malicious apps on all of your mobile devices. Trend Micro Mobile Security scans apps for viruses and other threats before they download onto your device so you can be protected from cybercriminals. Mobile Security also lets you know which apps you use every day have access to your private information, camera and microphone. Mark didn’t look out for dangerous apps. See the consequences he suffered here.
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