10 basic cellular security tips to prevent piracy

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That if ransomwares, that if the application is full of malware, that if efforts and phishing scams are constant … The truth is that right now we face constant piracy, for the theft of digital data and the hijacking of virtual devices. And the best thing to avoid is Follow basic safety tips for cell phones, tablets, and other devices. We have discussed this topic several times, but today we bring you a compilation made by Samsung, which you just presented Galaxy Note 10, about the rules and tricks you should know and that, by following them, you can avoid disappointments:

  

1. Always password

Always use a password to unlock the device. If possible, it is always better to use biometric data (fingerprints, facial recognition), even if a password or a four-digit security pattern is also valid. Also recommended Hide notifications with the lock screen.

2 – Change password

Use complex passwords and patterns and change them regularly, and don't use the same password for all your accounts and apps. If you have trouble memorizing a different pass, please try using this app to help you.

3 – Encrypt device

To add an additional level of security, you can choose to encrypt your mobile device. Therefore, in case of theft or loss, your data will be more secure.

4 – Bluetooth is off

Activate bluetooth only when sharing information. This will prevent your UUID (Universal Unique Identifier Number) from appearing on other devices and being able to link to and access your information.

5 – Beware of public wifis networks

Although it is common to connect to public networks in airports, coffee shops or museums, you must be very careful not to be intercepted by an attacker, it is best not to trust this public WiFi access point and throw data. Although you can also avoid the use of VPN services.

6 – Security updates

Almost every day there are applications that are updated. And that's why our device requests a software update. In this line, It is recommended to always install it, especially the so-called Security Updates with the latest virus and malware definitions.

7 – Reliable store

More recommendable, almost demanding download apps from a trusted store like Play Store or own stores of each brand like Galaxy Samsung application Therefore, we will prevent that, if we install applications from external and unknown websites, we could be victims of attacks.

8 Antivirus

To avoid such situations, install an antivirus on your smartphone to increase protection.

9 – Request permission

When you install the app, Make sure that the permission you requested does not provide information that you do not want to offer. Controlling the permissions of the applications is very important so that they do not force the applications that do one thing, they need permission for the cellular area that is not theoretically necessary.

10 – Reserve

This is important make regular backups to avoid losing our data if we experience theft or loss of our device. You can do it either on an external hard drive or upload it to the cloud.