DALLAS, Dec. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reporting that more than 40 percent of smartphone users have no antivirus software on their smartphones and less than 50 percent use password protection, how can you better protect your mobile devices? The FCC has your answer.
NQ Mobile contributed to the FCC's new Smartphone Security Checker. The tool was developed in collaboration with government experts, smartphone developers, and private IT and security companies like NQ Mobile. The checker allows consumers to create a customized 10-step security checklist tailored to their smartphone's operating system (Apple iOS, Android, BlackBerry, or Windows Phone).
To help your friends and family stay safe this holiday season, visit http://www.fcc.gov/smartphone-security. The site will walk you through the following:
- How to set pins and passwords for your smartphone
- Download security apps that enable remote locating and data wiping
- Back-up the data on your smartphone if your device is lost or stolen
- Wipe data on your old phone and where to go to donate, resell or recycle it
- Safely use public Wi-Fi networks and what steps to take if your phone is stolen
Check Out Our Best Services for Investors
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Model portfolio
- Stocks trading below $10
- Intraday trade alerts