Latest blog posts by tag "Mobile Security"

5 Ways to Keep Hackers from Hijacking Your Phone Number
5 Ways to Keep Hackers from Hijacking Your Phone Number

A friend calls you to go out for drinks this evening, but the voice on the other end of the line isn’t you. Your friend double-checks the number. He’s not mistaken. You’ve become one of the countless individuals who have their phone number stolen by cyberjackers every year.

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks December 23, 2018
What’s the Best Virus Cleaner For Android?
What’s the Best Virus Cleaner For Android?

If you search for “antivirus” in the Google Play Store, you’ll be overwhelmed by the sheer number of apps available. Even worse, most of them promise much but deliver little. As repeat instances of malware-laden but Google Play verified apps making it onto the Play Store makes clear, relying on Google’s built-in “protection” won’t keep your device safe. For that reason, the Safety Detectives have logged over 10,000 hours of testing and reviewing apps to highlight the very best of what’s currently on the Android virus cleaner market.

Eric C. by Eric C. December 21, 2018
Top 5 iPhone Antiviruses That You Should Definitely Check Out in 2019
Top 5 iPhone Antiviruses That You Should Definitely Check Out in 2019

Is your iPhone protected from viruses? Whether you browse the Internet on your computer or smartphone, any device can be infected by a virus, including your iPhone. While some think the iPhone is less vulnerable, you still need to protect yourself. One of the best ways to safeguard your information is by installing an antivirus on your iPhone.

Eric C. by Eric C. December 21, 2018
Which Antivirus Software Should I Use? Best in Show For All Devices
Which Antivirus Software Should I Use? Best in Show For All Devices

At SafetyDetective, we review as many antiviruses as the industry produces. As such, I’m often asked what the very best antivirus is. Users should spend a little time reading our rankings pages for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS to find the solution that meets their needs, but here’s a look at the very best of the best across each operating system.

Evan Porter by Evan Porter December 16, 2018
Trojans on Your Android? Here’s How to Keep Your Device Safe in 2019
Trojans on Your Android? Here’s How to Keep Your Device Safe in 2019

If you’re an Android device owner, you’ve possibly heard some myths about security. Like most Android users, you probably download your apps from the Google Play Store and hopefully notice a tick symbol indicating that the app has been scanned by Google Play Protect, Google’s built-in malware detection engine.

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks December 12, 2018
Best Internet Security for Tablets in 2019
Best Internet Security for Tablets in 2019

Whether you’re an iPad or Android user, there’s a good chance your tablet can be vulnerable to a virus. What does an infection look like on a tablet?

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks December 12, 2018
9 Best Antiviruses for Mobile Devices – Most Secure in 2019
9 Best Antiviruses for Mobile Devices – Most Secure in 2019
Smartphones are vulnerable to the same digital threats larger computers face. Surprisingly, the brands that do well in protecting your desktop don’t necessarily protect your phone as well. In this article, we will let you know not only which antiviruses are the best for your mobile phone, but which ones give you a good deal when you buy the package for multiple devices.

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks December 12, 2018
5 Best (REALLY FREE) Antivirus Programs for iOS in 2019
5 Best (REALLY FREE) Antivirus Programs for iOS in 2019

In 2019, the idea that there are no hackers looking to breach Apple devices is simply outdated. Unfortunately many iPhone and iPad users are simply too lax about protecting their devices, making them easy targets for hackers.

iOS devices can be hit with viruses, malware, spyware, phishing scams, and other malicious system breaches that compromise your sensitive data. The quickest solution is installing a free antivirus program until you decide on a more robust solution.

But do free antivirus solutions really exist for iOS devices?

We found five truly free AVs to protect your Apple device.

Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks December 12, 2018