The need for Android security has immensely increased with the evolution of smartphones and the information people started sharing through the smartphones. The publicized incident of Edward Snowden brought the Government spying on public in to light. Though we may not get rid of it apparently, the fear of using public Wi-Fi use and many such other involved things create a doubt in using the smartphone by the users securely. The issue of Android security is a question to the Smartphone world. So, the developers brought few applications that could actually help the users to protect their smartphones from security issues.
Best Security Apps for Android
The below is a list of apps that provide security to your Android smartphone helping the users protect their phone from hacking and theft issues. And the Apps are considered prior to reviews of the users.
1. Android Device Manager
The Android Device Manager helps the user to find a theft phone. The user can locate the phone on map using the Android device manager. The user can also change or set a pin to the lost phone through the app, so that no other person can use the phone without knowing the pin. Also that, the entire data in the phone can be erase using the App. No trace of the information is left on the phone.
The AppLock app helps to lock your phone on every possible way to ensure that no information is opened for users whom you don’t want to share the info with. Lock you screen with AppLock, put a lock on any app present on your device. Normally, if an app is locked using a third party security app, uninstalling the security app or the any locked app is possible leading to the loss of information. With the AppLock, you can put a limitation on uninstalling apps on your device and make sure that no other person other than the user can only watch the device but cannot do a single operation on it.
3. Cerberus anti theft
The Cerberus anti-theft Android mobile App that provides its users with complete security and helps the users to find their lost, misplaced or stolen phone. The user can keep control the phone from his desktop and make the phone ring out loud if the user thinks the device is located nearer to him. Lock the phone and can receive all the call log details. Entire data can be erased from phone and SD card. The developers provided the free trial version for 1 week and can extend it by buying the license. 5 users can use the App at a time with the license.