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Why mobile antivirus software is necessary for smartphones?

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Why You Need Call Recorder Feature? Do you often wonder what someone is chatting on the phone about? Are your kids on the phone at suspicious times? Are you scared your employees might be making harmful deals over the phone? Wouldn’t it be great to be able to just listen in to their calls and make sure nothing wrong is going on? Well, this is where MaxxSpy’s call recording feature comes in handy. All you need to do is log in to your MaxxSpy control panel and you will have access to the recordings of all calls being made by your target phone.
Posted: 26-12-2014 @ 11:59:49
mobile antivirus software is not necessary for smartphones because internet use give many virus
Posted: 19-05-2012 @ 08:26:03
because , internet use give many virus
Posted: 24-11-2011 @ 20:15:03
This is needed compalsary other wise virus will completely destryos your mobile.
Posted: 24-11-2011 @ 15:14:04
There’s no need to panic, yet… Android is based on the Linux operating system, which is very secure, however, viruses, trojans and spyware do exist. The threat is growing and eventually anti-virus software will be necessary but at the moment the biggest problem is that users forget that smart phones are computers and drop their defences or take risks. Android has an effective safeguard against infections and users have to give permission for apps to install files or access information so when installing an app check for suspicious requests. For example, there is no good reason why a simple game or compass utility, say, would need to access your messages or contacts. Disabling security measures or ‘rooting’ an Android phone is just asking for trouble and only download apps from trusted sources, such as the official Android Market. Avoid pirated media like the plague. Keep your phone’s system software up to date and check battery consumption; an unexpected or rapid overnight drain might indicate an infection. The rest is simple commonsense. Don’t click on adverts and pop-ups, do not respond to unsolicited emails or spam and avoid storing private or personal information on your phone, especially online banking PINs and passwords.
Posted: 24-11-2011 @ 14:42:35
IT experts overwhelmingly agree that every mobile user needs some form of protection. We’ve been doing fine with just the default settings for a long time, but there are some serious reasons why this isn’t enough. First of all, you’d never even think about using your personal computer without some form of protection. Why not consider it for your mobile? On our PCs, we keep sensitive information, including financial records and passwords. Increasingly, we’re using our mobile devices for the same thing. In the last year, we’ve seen a dramatic increase in the number of people using iPhones, Androids and other smartphones. There’s been an increase in not only personal use, but business use as well. Cyber criminals are going to target the systems that are used by the most people. This makes it inevitable that, as smartphone use increases, they’ll be working hard to create malware to attack these devices. We’ve all been lulled into a false sense of security with our smartphones. For example, many people believe that Androids are immune to viruses because they use the Linux system. This leads people to believe that it’s enough to simply use the default settings. However, Android has already had its first major virus, and the virus had no problem getting past the Linux security features. This is definitely the most compelling reason – There have already been attacks. Computer security companies like Norton and Kaspersky started developing their anti-virus software long before the first attacks, in anticipation of them. Now that it’s become a reality, it’s essential for all smartphone users to make sure they’re covered.
Posted: 10-09-2011 @ 11:22:30
As far as the need for anti virus is concerned there are mixed opinions regarding it. The main reason is that these smart phones are almost five thousand times less prone to malware, virus attack and spyware attack compared the operating systems of modern day pcs and laptops. The reason it is so is that there is no clear leader in the mobile phone industry. Windows is attacked much more frequently because it is a global standard today and hackers just need to concentrate on its vulnerabilities. Even today there are rarely any such attacks on mac os. There are diverse operating systems for phones and a specific virus concoction is difficult and unviable. Moreover most of the viruses are written in languages unknown to mobiles. For every one virus on phone there are more than 4 lakh for pc. Hence the apparent danger is pleasingly less.
Posted: 02-09-2011 @ 23:26:21
Smartphones running the Symbian operating system: trojan CommWarrior. It has spread from phone to phone via Bluetooth and MMS.Cabir, use the same operating principle as the previous one. If the program, well concealed in a file is executed, your phone status will be busy all the time. Finally, a third virus calledSkulls also affects Symbian OS. This program, replaces the icons of applications of the telephone by skulls disabling them, leaving only the possibility for the user to make calls.
Posted: 02-09-2011 @ 15:00:52
you probably must be using Bluetooth or WiFi to transfer data between pc or other mobiles, which can contain malicious data and can steal your information or corrupt your data so in irder to protect your data antivirus software in necessary.
Posted: 02-09-2011 @ 14:35:11
As today the use of smart phones has increased and it can do almost what our pc or laptop can do,it is used for business,and confidential matters are stored,so as our pc require protection against malware,spamware,it also needs the same.people thought that thier smart phones are safe but it proved wrong in 2010,when iphone system was attacked.Where internet is,it requires protection.
Posted: 29-08-2011 @ 21:51:42
As you can see, there is a definite need for protection.irst of all, you’d never even think about using your personal computer without some form of protection. Why not consider it for your mobile? On our PCs, we keep sensitive information, including financial records and passwords. Increasingly, we’re using our mobile devices for the same thing.
Posted: 29-08-2011 @ 17:14:12
Prior to the time when smartphones could download and send apps, the virus problem associated with smartphones was minimal and rarely discussed. However, now that smartphones are everywhere, with so many capabilities, they have become for somebody, one of the most popular communication tools that they possess. Unfortunately, this rise in popularity also gets the attention of those who create malware, spyware and viruses, and unless we’re careful, the 2004 bug in the Symbian mobile operating system may become more and more commonplace. The truth is this: As smartphone become more and more necessary to our daily lives; when we use them to check email, shop or bank, there will always be people out there who are bent on destruction, creating malware and trying to disrupt the chain of communication.
Posted: 29-08-2011 @ 15:13:27