HOW TO KEEP YOUR MOBILE SAFE
You can take your precautions with your mobile and bluetooth and hopefully avoid getting a virus on your mobile.
Our mobile phones are becoming more intelligent, so it is important that you are aware of security on your mobile, so no one gets access to what lies on it, or they may use it for criminal activities.
ROUTES OF TRANSMISSION
Your phone can be infected via the following ways:
TAKE PRECAUTIONS :
You can reduce your risk of getting viruses on your cell phone by taking a few simple precautions.
KEEP YOUR PHONE SOFTWARE UPDATED
Just as you update the software on your PC, your phone also have the latest versions of programs.
Suppliers (For example Nokia and Sony Ericsson) has updates that closes known vulnerabilities on the affected phones offer new features and improves the phone's performance.
Visit their official website once a month to get more info and download updates.
You should use the PIN lock your SIM card to prevent others (mis) use it. Every time the phone is switched on, enter your PIN before you can use the SIM card.
You can also choose to put PIN lock on your mobile. Look in the manual how to set it to.
This means that your password must be entered when the phone has not been in use for example 15 minutes. It makes it harder for others to get into your mail, your text messages and other personal items if they get hold of your phone.
Reject installing programs you do not even have asked to have installed. Only install applications from trusted sites and do not use pirate copies. They are often infected with malicious programs.
I also recommend the use of antivirus software on your phone to prevent infected files from being installed if you accidentally run them.
So far, the consequences of the hitherto neglected viruses often are incalculable, but can still cause serious consequences of viruses, which among other things:
If your phone has a virus
If you've got a virus on your phone, it is important that you immediately get removed again.
There are tools to remove the virus if an accident has been out:
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