Mobile malwares applications are out there, don’t make any mistake about this!
The cybercriminals who create virus and malicious threats for computer are now turning their attention towards mobile tech. This is not a surprise as more and more people are working with their tablet and smartphone.
But this doesn’t mean that you’re going to get your phone invaded by malware every time you download a new app. There are a few things you can do to protect yourselves in case they ever have the misfortune to stumble across a malicious app.
1. Download apps only from official app stores like Apple’s App Store or Google’s Play Store.
2. Make some research on the developper and the company before dowloading an app. Check on the web their reference.
3. Think twice before granting permissions to an app when installing it for the first time. Read carefully the end user agreement, and look at exactly what permissions the app is asking for before you click.
4. Don’t forget to give feedback to inform other consumers of the issue.
Follow these simple advices, be vigilant to take no risk and everything will be right.