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THE BEST MOBILE SECURITY APPS OF 2015
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LURK-PROOF YOUR IMAGESWhether se l f ies are your gu i l ty p leasure or you re look ing to safeguard p ic tures of your l i t t le-ones, keep your p ics and footage safe f rom unauthor ized v iewers. Crop out cyber creepers once and for a l l w i th apps that le t you dec ide how to manage your v i r tua l photo a lbums and v ideo arch ives.
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PRIVATE PHOTO VAULT
Take photos di rect ly f rom the app and skip the r igmarole of moving images around f rom album to app.
Al l imported photos are PIN or Pattern Lock protected.
Treat perpetrators to a surpr ise theft ie . The app snaps a shot of potent ia l photo crooks and tags thei r GPS locat ion so you can see where the break- in at tempt took place.
For t imes when cur iosi ty gets the best of nosy counterparts the app arms you with a decoy password. I f an intrusive f r iend or foe is nagging you for a peek into your pr ivate a lbums, punch in your decoy password and i t wi l l open up to a complete ly d i fferent set of p ictures.
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BEST SECRET FOLDER
Forbidden fo lders on your home screen only ent ice pry ing prowlers. Instead of label ing your fo lder a secret , th is app disguises the icon as My Ut i l i t ies to mimic ordinary home screen apps.
Keep over-the-shoulder lurkers at bay with a dummy screen that makes i t look l ike your fo lder is empty when you launch the app.
Treat perpetrators to a surpr ise theft ie . The app snaps a shot of potent ia l photo crooks and tags thei r GPS locat ion, so you can see where the break- in at tempt took place.
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Even better than a disguised fo lder, Gal lery Lock L i te lets you put the app icon in Steal th Mode, so i t doesnt appear on your phone at a l l .
By typing in an aster isk and your password and pressing Cal l , you l l gain access to your pr ivate f i les.
Should any t respassers become savvy to your h idden f i les, af ter three fa i led password attempts the app snaps a photo of the perpetrator in the act .
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Fool unwelcome gazers with th is apps ingenious disguise. When launched, wander ing eyes wi l l s tumble upon a fu l ly funct ional calculator.
Within the calculator app, you can access your pr ivate f i les by punching in your four-dig i t PIN number and the equal s ign.
KYMS enables media import f rom your computer, camera ro l l and the Web, so you can easi ly sync your col lect ions between devices.
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IT S OK NOT TO SHARE Shar ing is car ingunt i l your data lands in the hands of care less hackers tak ing l iber t ies wi th your personal in format ion. From ident i ty thef t to locat ion t rack ing, cybercr iminals are happy to snatch any in format ion they benef i t f rom. Safeguard your d ig i ta l de l icates; these apps not on ly protect your conf ident ia l in format ion, some are so adamant about pr ivacy, they don t even share your data wi th the i r own staff .
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As advocates of pr ivacy r ights, the creators of Spider Oak designed a c loud plat form that ensures only you can see your data. No one e lsenot even thei r staffcan gain access to your stored informat ion.
Not only is everyth ing password-protected, thei r zero-knowledge pol icy means your password wi l l only exist in the server memory dur ing the browsing session. I t s stored in encrypted memory and destroyed without a t race once your browsing session ends.
Data backup is the only way to prevent tota l loss of important data. With th is app, no matter what happens to your laptop, phone or tablet , your data is a lways avai lable.
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Not a l l Wi-Fi networks are secure. VPN Fire lets you pract ice safe surf ing anywhere, anyt ime. Their V i r tual Pr ivate Network creates a v i r tual tunnel through which your data t ravels f rom your computer or mobi le device to one of thei r VPN servers, for the utmost anonymity across the dig i ta l sphere.
Because hack attacks are often di rected at a known IP address, the app assigns your computer a new IP address and hides your real IP for added protect ion.
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For anyone looking to go incognito with thei r personal data, the Andrognito appl icat ion features Unique Steal th Mode to deceive intruders into a fake vaul t .
For added inv is ib i l i ty, Inv is ib le Mode keeps the app hidden f rom your home screen when you log in to your device. Instead, you can access data by punching in a code through the dia l screen.
Should a t respasser even attempt to gain access, Andrognito automat ical ly locks the app for 15 minutes af ter three fa i led login at tempts.
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Prevent personal data theft by making i t complete ly inaccessible to begin with. The unhackable app protects your images, messages and even conversat ions with mi l i tary-grade encrypt ion to ensure communicat ion can only be read by you and your intended recipient .
Need to hold onto messages and media temporar i ly? Set an expirat ion date for a l l mobi le interact ions and the app deletes them when youre ready.
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PASSWORDS ON STEROIDS These aren t your grandmas passwords. Back when a four-d ig i t combinat ion was enough to impede a data breach, you were l ike ly on ly safeguard ing your vo icemai l . Now that your dev ice doubles as a wal le t , photo a lbum and data keeper, i t takes more than your mother s maiden name to protect your personal in format ion. Not on ly are passwords longer and more complex, but you need a separate one for each account . Give up the scr ibb led-on s t icky note and never forget a password again wi th these apps.
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Using the same password for mult ip le accounts makes your data vulnerable to hackers, but remember ing mult ip le passwords is a hassle. Keeper memorizes every long, complex password for you in a secure and convenient password managing system.
More than just a password keeper, the app a lso stores and encrypts logins, credi t card numbers, bank account informat ion, conf ident ia l f i les, photos, important documents and v ideos in a pr ivate dig i ta l vaul t .
Running out of password combinat ions? Keeper takes the guess work out of creat ing h igh-strength passwords by generat ing them for you.
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Ease the agony of phone theft or loss. This app uses u l t ra-secure 256-bi t b lowf ish encrypt ion to safeguard your websi te logins, bank accounts and credi t cards to fu l ly protect your f inances, ident i ty and reputat ion.
Hackers wi l l f ind themselves on a Mission: Impossible with mSecures sel f -destruct opt ion. I f a perpetrator t r ies to guess your password, the app destroys the stored data af ter a set number of at tempts.
As an added bonus, you can sync with the app anywhere using a general Internet connect ion without compromising data secur i ty.
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This app securely and automat ical ly stores usernames and passwords to a l l your favor i te s i tes, so you can enjoy a streaml ined login process and keep peeping eyes f rom try ing to see your login credent ia ls .
Enjoy worry-f ree v i r tual shopping sprees without the hassle of f inding your b i l l ing credent ia ls again. With secure checkout , your informat ion is stored in your d ig i ta l wal let and can be accessed in a s ingle tap.
For t imes when shar ing is necessary, Password Box enables secure data exchange whi le keeping you in control of password v is ib i l i ty and edi table sett ings.
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Automat ical ly generate and save new passwords with peace of mind, knowing the app uses AES-256 encrypt ion to secure your pr ivate informat ion and passwords.
Dashlane color codes login informat ion pages to help you quickly and easi ly f ind f requent ly v is i ted s i tes.
Unl ike other apps, Dashlane uses actual logos instead of regular text to l is t saved websi te logins.
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VIRTUAL BUG SPRAY Stop worry ing about debi l i ta t ing in fect ions tak ing over your mobi le dev ice. Let hackers know that noth ing comes between you and your tech-n i f icant o ther wi th ant iv i rus protect ion that wards off data-threatening v i ruses. Wi th the proper immunizat ion, you and your mobi le dev ice can enjoy worry- f ree data shar ing for a l i fe t imeor at least unt i l your next upgrade.
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Infected devices are h ighly contagious. Each t ime you connect your smartphone to another device, i t s l ike open-mouth coughing on your co-workers. V i rus Barr ier X8 scans iOS devices when theyre p lugged into your desktop computer to ensure that no v i ruses or infected f i les get passes onto your Windows or Mac machines.
Whether youre tech-savvy or not , th is ant iv i rus protect ion setup is easy.
The app scans f i les whenever theyre accessed and automat ical ly checks for the latest updates to make sure youre a lways protected against the newest threats.
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This app prevents you f rom hoarding useless f i les on your Android system by delet ing unused data for an instant speed boost to your Android performance, whi le f reeing up storage space with a s ingle tap.
Tired of deal ing with s low-moving apps? 360 Secur i ty f rees up memory (RAM) and boosts your Android phone. The One Tap Clean feature recla ims memory to f ree up RAM, enabl ing you to open apps without delay.
This dual-purpose v i rus shie ld not only r ids your devices of v i rus, malware, vulnerabi l i t ies, adware and Trojans, but i t a lso increases usage speed by opt imiz ing your background apps, memory space, junk f i les and battery power.
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More than a v i rus defense system, th is app a lso arms you with v i ta l pr ivacy usage informat ion. The Pr ivacy Advisor shows you how insta l led apps use and possibly abuse your personal informat ion.
Never fear another Web search. Bi tdefender protects you in real- t ime when browsing websi tes using Chrome.
With powerfu l ant i - theft protect ion, you can ensure your data never fa l ls in the wrong hands. The app lets you lock, t rack and wipe your phone f rom any Internet-connected device.
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