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Is Your Samsung Phone Secure? Take These Precautions against Attacks

Is Your Samsung Phone Secure? Take These Precautions against Attacks

According to Samsung Phone, security is a critical component of business processes and is important to them as a company. With years of development, they have refined the Knox security platform to ensure the privacy of their customers. In an uncertain world plagued with impending dangers and security breaches. Samsung Phone are built with defense-grade security from the chip on up, and are protected by Knox security from the time they are switched on.

Incorporated inside a Samsung device is a tool called “Samsung Device Security.” It works to defend against harmful archives as well as other types of security intrusions, and eliminates the need to use an external antivirus program that takes up valuable storage space on the device’s hard drive.

Is Your Samsung Phone Secure? Take These Precautions against Attacks

Regardless of how tight, well-guarded, or protected a system security might be, there is always a chance that a loophole may leave the entire system vulnerable and prone to hackers. One such breach of security has been reported by Samsung.

Samsung Confirms Data Breach After Hackers Leak Galaxy Source Code
Is Your Samsung Phone Secure? Take These Precautions against Attacks

Samsung confirmed a security breach that resulted in the exposure of internal company data, including the source code related to its Galaxy smartphones. “According to our initial analysis, the breach involves some source code relating to the operation of Galaxy devices, but does not include the personal information of our consumers or employees.

The electronics giant told Bloomberg. It was also confirmed that any impact to businesses or customers as a result of the incident are not anticipated. Additionally new security measures to prevent such breaches in the future have been implemented.

Precautions You Can Take

Although, Samsung has been breached, there is really no cause for alarm because there are several ways by which Samsung devices, such as phones, tabs and laptops can be kept secure. Some of these are mentioned below:

Is Your Samsung Phone Secure? Take These Precautions against Attacks
  • Use an anti-malware application: Just like a PC, Samsung mobile devices can be infected with viruses and other malware. For mobile platforms, anti-malware software is available to safeguard devices from dangerous software.
  • Do not use public Wi-Fi hotspots: In order to reduce the chance of opportunistic hackers getting access to your device or trying to break into other people’s devices, you should avoid public Wi-Fi connections.
  • Examine application downloads: When you download an application from anywhere other than the official Google Play Store, you cannot ensure your phone’s safety. Check through user reviews and other sources to see if an application is legit before downloading it.
  • Increase password complexity: It is common for many people to use the same password on several websites or to merely change the password slightly over time. When a user’s login and password have been stolen, hackers utilize automated tools to try them out on a variety of websites to see if they work.

It is only a matter of time before hackers find new ways to get into Samsung smartphones and tablets. The likelihood of being a victim of a cyberattack is greatly reduced when all of the above precautions are taken in one’s digital life.

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