Android is the most popular mobile operating system, which explains why the specific malicious software for this operating system is the most common. As far as the security of our connected devices is concerned, it is important to protect them from the outset and be aware of the different maneuvers used by criminals to trick users and infect devices.
A Kaspersky Lab survey, 83% of Android apps have access to their proprietary data, and 96% of these apps can be started without permission.
"We can not deny that cybercriminals are very creative and therefore users can not leave them no open door that allows them to compromise their files, steal confidential information or get their banking information," said Santiago Pontiroli, security analyst for Kaspersky Lab . "Many users also download programs without examining their origins, which can make them a serious headache. That's why it's important to be informed and understand the dangers of downloading all types of applications from the Internet."
To prevent headache and ensure that Android device owners are protected, Kaspersky Lab offers recommendations so that they do not fall into traps of cybercriminals.
How to download an application safely? Google has a whole department designed to verify applications that end up in the Google Play Store. On the other hand, malicious code programs can be filtered from time to time. Although the risk of downloading an infected application directly from the official store is much less than if you download it from another source.
Download it only and was it ready? Before downloading an application, examine thoroughly about the description, creators, and number of people who have reported problems or malicious program attacks with this application.
The application has a score of 1
What does the program need to know about me? From the permission settings, the user can control how much freedom an application has. For example, is it necessary that the program you use to listen to music has access to your camera? And to your microphone? The most common hazards cause applications to steal your data (location, contacts, personal files) and perform certain operations in a hidden way, such as shooting, recording audio, videos, sending messages, among other things. According to Kaspersky Lab, about 40% of the population in Latin America recognize that they do not verify the privileges of their preinstalled mobile applications on their Android and iOS devices, and 15% of them do not authenticate when downloading or installing new applications on your mobile devices.
Less is more. This phrase also applies to the online world, because fewer applications the user has on his device, the lower the risk of being a victim of an attack.
"The last time I updated my applications were …" The more updated you are the operating system and versions of the programs will be minor security issues that the user and his device will encounter. Therefore, updates should be made on a regular basis. "More than having technology to their advantage, users need to be aware of the dangers found on the Internet to avoid them and to stay protected from the possible risks that exist," says Pontiroli.
Dubbeldosskydd. Dual Factor Authentication is a resource offered by multiple online service providers that add an additional security layer to the login process for all accounts. because it requires the user to provide two forms of authentication. The first form – in general – is a password. The second factor may be all depending on the service, a text message or a code sent to an email.
My password is 1234. It is imperative that you choose a password to avoid identity theft and information about your accounts. Even if they usually remember everything, users often prefer to enter a password that is easy to remember, even if it means more vulnerable. This increases the likelihood that cybercriminals can guess passwords and abuse accounts. The password management software, such as Kaspersky Password Manager, can help you store and manage more secure passwords that contain multiple characters with a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols.
Make sure your internet connection is secure. It is important that you do not make online purchases or bank transactions when you are connected to a public Wi-Fi network. Be sure to use a virtual private network (VPN) because all information you send on this network will be protected. Also, use tools that enable you to make secure online purchases and banking transactions for computers or Macs, such as Secure Money.
What do I need more? Regardless of the purpose of your download, make sure your device has a robust security solution that allows to verify applications in addition to the anti-theft service, which allows the user to enable the remote alarm, photograph the alleged thief, block the device, and delete all information.
Different versions of Samsung Galaxy S10 are expected and, in addition to differentiating with their technical features, it will also depend on the different colors that are finally sold, as each of the aforementioned devices will offer a different design offer.
It was previously leaked that Samsung had chosen six colors to use on its next Galaxy S10 line, but contrary to what originally believed, some of these colors will be exclusive for the cheapest version.
The six colors that Samsung probably launches its Galaxy S10 line will be black, white, blue, green, yellow and red . Now according to the latest information, Galaxy S 1
In this way, if you want to buy the regular Galaxy S10 or plus, you need to determine the colors black, white, blue or green. It is quite common that cheaper models, usually purchased by younger customers, have a greater number of colors.
It is currently unknown if the 5G version of the Galaxy S10 + will also have the default colors in black and white, blue and green, although they may change, as it may be a more limited edition.
It has also been regrettable that Samsung is preparing a ceramic design for Galaxy S10 + although it only appears in black and white colors.
A group of Egyptian archaeologists have revealed a high priest's grave that has been intact for 4,400 years. The specialists, who continue to work on the spot to try to find the owner's sarcophagus, describe the grave as "one of a kind."
A group of archaeologists in Egypt made an exciting discovery : a high priest which was intact for 4 . 400 years.
Mostafa Waziri, Secretary General of the Supreme Antiquity Council in that country described the foundations as "unique of its kind".
Vilaplatsen – located in the Saqqara pyramid complex, near Cairo – is rich in colorful hieroglyphs and statues of pharaohs.
The decorative scenes show the owner, one
Archaeologists will begin digging the grave on December 16 and waiting for other discoveries, including the priest's sarcophagus.
This is what they found …
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