Protecting your android device is important from malwares. It is a must to secure your data from falling in wrong hands. Your android device keeps your confidential data, your personal information and files, which you will never want to be stolen or misused by others. Android provides you various applications, which make your work easier. There are number of apps for different purposes, which are offered by different owners.
All your work depends on your phone from emailing to booking tickets, social media networking, meetings and much more. There is a lot of personal information your phone carry, such as your business transaction details, your financials, passwords, credit card information and everything that you save in your phone. To keep all this information secure is all what you need to avoid infection.
Android does not allow apps from other sources to make space in play store, thus whatever you download from the store is safe and secure. But still you cannot say that your android device is completely protected from viruses. If you are downloading an app outside the play store, you need to think about the security of your device. You could face risk of malware at any time and by any means, it could infect your android mobile. In case you are using older version of android your device is more vulnerable to be targeted.
Many websites which are operated by hackers to disguise a user could be a medium for viruses to enter into your device. Using social media sites to download attachments, sharing files and photos could bring virus in your phone. Your email may also contains viruses in the form of infected link which is forwarded to you by spam, such phishing scams are done in order to get control over your device.
A virus is a type of malicious program, which replicates itself with the help of human intervention. They find source to enter into your mobile through various ways. Google play store although do not allow unknown sources to upload their app but still there are cases of breach of apps security. However, viruses find multiple ways to enter into your system such as through e-mail attachments, WhatsApp files and photo sharing, fake apps or suspected links could cause big trouble for you. You can avoid this trouble by giving proper security to your mobile.
Viruses work in different manner, to tamper with your personal details, stealing your credit card and bank details or to annoy you simply by sending ads. These viruses come in disguise form, which will appear genuine to you but they are fake actually. If you have installed an unknown app by mistake, it could be very dangerous to you as it can collect your private data and information and send to hackers without letting you know.
Installing antivirus software makes your work easier in securing your phone. You should install a good security app for protecting your device from viruses. Antivirus does not allow access to these unknown threats by blocking them before they access to your device. The security app before installing any app scans it, if it is secured or not then only installs it in your device. You should also use your common sense and avoid clicking on fake sites or links without thinking and verifying.