As the technology has advanced with increased speed so the potholes in the advancements, as every coin has two faces technology has its role in providing some positive aspects and negative aspects. When catching up with the new trends most of the devices that are connected to internet are becoming more and more prone to security threats. With the advent of using internet on hand held devices and more people, preferring these devices even for their bank account maintenance it becomes important to prevent and protect user’s privacy and secrecy. When it comes to Android, based handsets there are some best applications available in the android online store, which are developed to enhance the security of their users.
Although for some of the reasons you can password, protect your device or use an auto lock facility, which comes inbuilt with many devices. However, for additional android, which can be purchased if they are paid applications or can be downloaded if they are free, are listed below. Just study them to know your requirement and download them for further use. There are some third party vendors with these security applications, which might be useful when you needed added security.
1. App Protector Pro
With this application, you can lock as many applications as you want with password or pattern, which you do not want to share with other people and at the same time, other applications remain unlocked.
2. App Lock
This is actually an alternative to app protector but with lesser charge and functions in the same manner as App Protector.
3. SMS Seal
Useful in keeping all the SMS communications sealed along with the contacts that are safe, encrypted and password protected.
4. Lookout Mobile Security
This is considered the no 1-security application for android devices and which is free. This can be used for blocking spyware, malware and phishing applications with online scanning and protection against viruses with minimal utilization of the battery.
5. Android Protector
This utility utilized to protect different applications downloaded on device with password or pattern with screen turn offs protection and protects the screen to changing in to landscape mode.
6. Don’t Touch My Droid
This is an anti theft application which scares persons moving your android without your concern which sets of alarm whenever someone touches your device.
7. SMobile Security Shield
This is kind of anti theft and identity protecting security application, known to provide security against malwares and viruses as well providing web based console for remote access to the device. It has been removed from Android Market recently.
8. McAfee Wave Secure
This application is useful to protect your data and privacy which can be done by remotely locking the device, wiping out the data, backing up the stored data remotely on web, locate your lost phone on maps and track every new sim card inserted in case if it is stolen.
9. Mobile Defense
Useful to remotely protect and manage android device via a secure website using Google maps, which can locate the lost phone on Google maps, lock the device remotely and sending alerts to the device with alarm sound and security pin.
10. Splash ID Safe
With the use of this application all the sensitive data regarding usernames, passwords, credit card numbers, registration codes, PIN’s and many more is locked and encrypted. The app is useful against identity theft, key loggers and phishing attempts.