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Why you need antivirus protection on your smartphone


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Many users don't realize how important smartphone security can be. This is a very brief introduction to some reasons why every smartphone user should use some kind of security protection.

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Why you need antivirus protection on your smartphone

  1. 1. Smartphone Antivirus Protection: Why you need it Brian Gongol March 20, 2014
  2. 2. Why have antivirus protection on your smartphone?
  3. 3. 1. Photos If someone hacks or steals your phone, they can take all of your pictures and videos
  4. 4. 2. Omnipresence Other computers don't follow you into the bathroom, the doctor's office, and to bed at night
  5. 5. 3. Financial security Phones are rapidly becoming full-fledged digital wallets
  6. 6. 4. E-mail security E-mail is the "key to the kingdom" for an identity thief
  7. 7. 5.Apps You can't be sure that every app is safe
  8. 8. Other good reasons to have antivirus protection on your smartphone
  9. 9. Locate/Kill Switch Locate your phone if it gets lost. Wipe it clear if it's stolen.
  10. 10. Insurance It's cheap insurance
  11. 11. Beyond antivirus Viruses Trojan horses keystroke loggers spyware phishing sites