How to protect your Android from infection?

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Summary: Android is one of the most popular operating systems today, this makes it very vulnerable to various attacks by malicious software aimed at mobile devices. According to a report from the web Genbeta 98% of mobile infections goes to Android, so if you have this operating system is better to take precautions to avoid being contaminated as this can have disastrous consequences for the functioning of your device and in your pocket (you'll know why).Infection and signsThe first phase to unde

Android is one of the most popular operating systems today, this makes it very vulnerable to various attacks by malicious software aimed at mobile devices. According to a report from the web Genbeta 98% of mobile infections goes to Android, so if you have this operating system is better to take precautions to avoid being contaminated as this can have disastrous consequences for the functioning of your device and in your pocket (you'll know why).

Infection and signs

The first phase to understand how to protect the mobile is how a device is contaminated. The procedure is similar to that of a PC, only with the routes most commonly used in mobile devices such as chats, SMS, social networks and video games. Only one click needed in a malicious link or downloading an application of dubious origin that make your mobile is compromised.

Android infection

The first signs that a cell is infected are:

1- Erratic behavior: Notes serious or slight differences in the behavior of your device. It goes out alone, makes strange noises, it opens your browser, it change the wallpaper, pictures are deleted without your permission, show memory problems or fast battery drain, are hidden applications on your mobile, links of dubious sent source from your phone and more. This is one of the clearest signs that something is wrong.

2- Increased consumption of data: One of the most impact is the consumption of data, this results in exorbitant bills left without economic output to users. Messaging and data overuse causes that the debt is accumulated to leave you in a good predicament.

3- Other unusual behaviors: The appearance of unknown numbers or start receiving strange messages is also a clear indication of infection.

Protection

-Make Sure to not download applications from dubious sources, Store sometimes take a while to detect malicious code and one of those can escape, be more careful if you download from a website or other alternative markets. Nor accept links from unknown senders and do not open suspicious links that you think, be cautious and distrustful even your close contacts since this is a common route of infection.

-Install Antivirus. Many users underestimate the importance of a mobile antivirus regardless of much of our information is on the phone, this makes it very dangerous possibility of infection or theft of data. Be cautious and install a good antivirus.

-Use Encryption of content on your mobile. Do not expose your information unnecessarily and use an encryption program to hide.

-Update your Operating system and applications as needed. An obsolete system can attract more infections.

Take care of QR codes. Only introduces you consider reliable as these unexpectedly can also install a virus on your phone.

'Do backup of your information in case of emergency.Trust this advice and protect your smartphone efficiently.

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