Android users always love to install some form of security on their smartphone , whether it is one of the big brand names ( Eg: Norton , Trend , AVG ( a big no to this one ) in the hope that it will prevent them from being infected ( It wont if you do the wrong thing ).
Last week I saw someone that had installed an app called BullGuard which decided to remove all details of contacts including their phone numbers , just leaving them with a name.
Once I removed the app , restarted the device , all the contacts returned.
If you want to stay safe and protected on Android here are some tips:
- Keep the device updated
- Keep the apps updated from the Google Play Store
- Don’t take candy from strangers – apps only from Google Play and don’t fall for the free movies , free tv shows , free music apps or sites
If you really want some form of security try Lookout