Sunday, 10 February 2013

Latest Smartphone Risks

What is your idea about smartphones.let’s discuss som of the risks and latest improvements that are made in smartphones
In smartphone everybody saves his/her data even online transactions made for purchasing and other purposes.and the logins made on smartphone by loging in on Facebook, youtube, checking mails.all the data can be checked.its a real security risk made on smartphone.no security precautions are made on it.
Big risk is that you may be easily hacked while browsing on internet or purchasing through online, at the airport, in a hotel lobby, or sitting at a table waiting for your date to arrive.
If you've taken the right steps to protect yourself, losing your phone will be just an annoyance. But if you've failed to safeguard your phone with a password, backing up all your data and installing a program that can wipe the phone's data remotely, you are setting yourself up for a seriously traumatic event.
To help you prepare your defenses, here are the 10 things that people do (or fail to do) with their smartphones.
1) No password protection.
2) Shopping online with an Internet browser instead of a shopping app.
3) Remaining logged into banking, PayPal, eBay, and other sensitive apps.
 4) Automatically connecting to any available WiFi connections.
5) Leaving Bluetooth connections open.
6) Failing to properly purge data from old smartphones.
7) Downloading "free" apps that aren't actually free.
8) Storing sensitive data on phones.
9) Failing to clear browser history.
10) No remote wiping software.

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