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They are the favorites of thieves and store more data each time. Protect your information.
You may not have noticed but your smartphone lives in jeopardy. Just last week 150,000 mobile phones from different companies in China were infected by a virus called Xwodi, which records messages and conversations to be sent to a recipient unknown.
The virus arrives to users in a multimedia message with a link for free download of a program that promised to improve device performance. However, the real purpose is to capture Xwodi all voice and text information generated by the user, who can hardly notice him.
As if this were not enough, according to the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá, in a report last July, the object was stolen mobile phone with 53 percent of all robberies.
To exposure with smartphones and their multiple uses, which make them closer to a computer than a phone, key protect the information stored. Here are some tips to learn how to encrypt documents, emails, text messages and photos. However, the first step you should take is to create a key input to the computer.
To encrypt (or encrypt)
1. You can protect your phone memory, memory card or both. When they’re not guarded as a whole, the state will look like ‘Off’.
2. It is possible to encrypt the memory card without using a key. This means that you can not use the micro SD in other devices. In the event that encrypt and store the key, remember to code in a safe place outside the device.
To decrypt the external memory (more…)