CHOOSE SAFER MOBILE APPS
Security researchers have discovered instances of mobile device apps engaging in data and money-stealing tricks. Before downloading a new app on your phone, here are some tips to follow to keep your device and personal information more secure from cyberthreats.
Do research before downloading an app. Check the reviews, ratings, and comments to see what other users are saying about it.
When you install an app, it will usually ask for permission to access certain features on your phone, such as your camera or microphone. Read the permission requests carefully before downloading and only give permission to what is necessary for the app's functionality.
Only download apps from trusted sources, such as the official app store for your device. Don’t download from third-party sources or websites, as they may contain malware or viruses.
Following the tips above can help you be more secure from cyber-attacks and if you need assistance securing your organization, we’re here to help at (866) 293-2344.