Locking More Than The Lock Screen: Top Security Apps For The Smartphone

Secure The Smartphone

The wide use of smartphones means that people want to do more than simply make calls. But with each new capability comes a new vulnerability. Governments, criminals and other miscreants are seeking to exploit mobile security holes for their own ends, so it's wise to take precautions before someone gains a foothold. While there's no silver bullet to protect from loss, eavesdropping, malware, identity theft and message interception, the CRN Test Center brings you the next best thing. Here's a selection of apps that together can help protect Android and iOS devices from many of today's common threats.

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