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Mobile Security: How to Secure, Privatize, and Recover Your Devices by Mari Heiser, Jaya Nampalli, Joseph Anderson, Darla Nykamp, Tim Speed

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Summing up

Smartphone capabilities will undoubtedly continue to expand just as they have over the past decade. More and more users rely on these multifunctional devices to conduct sensitive tasks such as personal banking and shopping. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that hackers consider smartphones an enticing, and an all-too-often accessible target.

By taking a number of preventative steps, you can increase the difficulty entailed in hacking your device and personal accounts. While such steps will not create an iron-clad barrier to attacks, they can decrease the likelihood of a successful attack on your smartphone. The best way to consider such steps may be by comparing smartphone security to home security; bars and alarm systems will ...

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