Posts Tagged ‘Privacy Apps’
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How to protect your privacy using Android

by: Rob TriggsMarch 11, 2016
We keep an awful lot of personal information on our mobiles these days and they consequently know quite a lot about us, so these days it pays to keep your data protected.
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Krypton Anonymous Browser – Indie app of the day

by: Joe HindyDecember 20, 2014
Today's indie app of the day is Krypton Anonymous Browser. This browser focuses on privacy and has features like tracker blocking and Tor built in!
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Ghostery Browser released to the Play Store, here’s our quick look!

by: Joe HindyDecember 3, 2014
Ghostery has released their privacy-centric Ghostery Browser to the Google Play Store and Amazon App Store today. Check out our quick look video!
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Ghostery wants more web browsing transparency, will release browser later this year

by: Joe HindyJuly 29, 2014
Ghostery is an add on that helps you browse the web with more transparency. Check out what they have to say about online privacy and their upcoming browser.
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NSA indirectly responsible for new breed of anti-spying smartphones, apps and devices

by: Gary SimsOctober 11, 2013
The moral and political aspects of state-level spying will be debated for years to come, but an interesting side-effect of the NSA's actions is that new business is being created specifically to protect people against spies. The question is, are consumers ready to pay for them?
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Snapchat 2.0 update adds video messaging

by: Rob TriggsFebruary 22, 2013
Privacy concerned messaging app Snapchat received a new update yesterday, which adds the much anticipated ability to share video messages with your fiends.
 
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Best Android apps for keeping private photos and videos hidden

by: Simon HillSeptember 4, 2012
Do you need a good solution for hiding your sensitive photos and videos on your Android phone? We round up some Android apps here that can hide your files from prying eyes. We also take a look at how to hide folders, contacts, text messages, and even how to keep calls from specific contacts from appearing in your call logs.
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Wifi Protector: Your shield against Wi-Fi network attacks

by: Dan EvansAugust 16, 2012

There are other smartphone dangers besides viruses and malware. There are also things like WiFiKill and Network Spoofer apps that might spell a lot of trouble. You certainly wouldn’t want to have your sensitive data stolen by attackers.

Since we rely so much on our mobile devices, why don’t we stop for a moment to equip ourselves from potential attacks? We’ve already covered an app that helps you check any potentially harmful permissions that apps request for and another app that helps you achieve tighter browser security. Now, we’ll take a look at an app that will protect your phone from Wi-Fi network attacks.

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Best Android apps for privacy protection and security

by: Paul NuñalJuly 2, 2012

UPDATE New Article: Best Android Antivirus Apps

Privacy has always been an issue, even long before the Android platform was invented. Since time immemorial, people have always been trying to protect their privacy and personal data from both public and private threats. As technology grows each day, so do the number of scams, thefts, hacks, and malicious attacks. Smartphones, being bearers of your personal data, are also delicious targets for privacy intrusions.

A lot of Android apps exist to help secure your phone and safeguard your privacy.  In this post, we feature some of the best apps for securing your phone and protecting your privacy.

Lookout Mobile [...]
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Anti Spy Mobile: Your self-defense against privacy and malware threats

by: Carl ParkerJune 18, 2012

Making your smartphone “smarter” also means granting it permission to do certain things. Some apps collect usage statistics, for example, and others read your e-mails and messages. That’s not really a problem when you’ve downloaded your app from a trusted developer, but what happens when you’ve been bitten by the app bug and you go on an app downloading spree?

Not every app on the Google Play store is safe, and some of them could be collecting all sorts of information from your device for some nefarious and dastardly end. Some discriminating device users will avoid apps that ask for access to too many permissions, but what about the [...]

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