Is your Android call and SMS data safe?

Is your Android call and SMS data safe?

It’s normal for mobile phones to store users’ call and text logs. Android users, however, might be surprised to know that Facebook has been collecting their call history and SMS data for years. Should you be worried?

How Facebook’s data-collecting activities were discovered

Software developer Dylan McKay realized Facebook had been collecting his call records and SMS metadata when he downloaded his Facebook account data from his Android device (to do this, go to General > Settings). When he tweeted about it, several users responded that the same thing happened to them, while others revealed that only call histories with close contacts such as parents, partners, and other family members were collected.

Backup Android Files to PC or Mac

Backup Android Files to PC or Mac

From important work contacts to your favorite holiday photos in Cabo, it’s hard to imagine losing files on your Android phone. In the event of your device getting stolen, lost, or damaged, it’s better to be prepared and make sure that your most precious data is backed up.

Steps to safeguard your mobile devices

Steps to safeguard your mobile devices

Mobile phones are just as prone to cyber attacks as desktop PCs, and cyber scammers are relying on unsecured devices to carry out their deeds. If you haven’t implemented a cyber security guideline for your company’s mobile devices, you can start by following these easy steps.

Fight mobile malware with MTD

Fight mobile malware with MTD

Protecting your business data goes beyond making sure your office computers and networks are safe. Because of this, businesses are recognizing the importance of a mobile threat detection (MTD) strategy, which puts up barriers in your company’s mobile devices in order to block mobile malware and other threats.

Accessorizing your Android devices

Accessorizing your Android devices

Wouldn’t life be much easier if you could connect a keyboard or mouse to your Android tablet or smartphone? Believe it or not, you can. What’s more, you can connect an Xbox controller and play games console-style right from your device.

USB keyboards, mice, and gamepads

Android phones and tablets don’t come with standard, full-size USB ports so you can’t plug a USB accessory directly into it.