Most of the people mobile phone today. In the past these devices were primarily used to call and send text messages. In addition , all mobile phone have at least an ability to keep an address book. There is a new generation of mobile devices that come with Internet access, built in video cameras and the ability to install additional software. These smart phones can very convenient and provide you with very powerful and useful tools. These mobile phones contain a lot of private data and unfortunately,
a phone can be lost easily. Today I am share some methods to use them more secure.
Ok, lets start :—
- A phone can confiscated to stolen. If you are a journalist, your address book might be special interest: it can be used to gain knowledge of your network or for further social engineering. As a minimum safety measure you should always enable some kind of password protection on your. And you use different password at different palace life phone calls, sms, contact, gallery and on your memory card. Don’t use same password at all place. If you use different password then no anyone easily use your mobile phone.
- Text message are sent in plain text over the network, so they are also not considered secure, additionally they are not securely stored at your device, so anyone with access to it will be able to read them If your using an android based phone read the chapter on Secure text messaging.
- Smartphones are quite new, and unfortunately most advanced ways of securing that are available on normal computers are not available on smartphones. They pose additional risk since you are also using them for things like agendas, and personal note taking. Also not all applications in an app-store or market are safe to use, because personal data to other companies. You should always check if the apps you want to use can be communications.
- In some countries you are still able to use prepaid locally bought sim cards without identifying yourself. Beware that you r phone also has a unique identifier ( IMEI Number ) so switching SIM cards will not guarantee to protect your privacy.
If these points you keep in mind then you are more secure than other. If you have some other idea and you want share with us then write in comment box…..