The security you should have on your mobile devices is very important, because the options offered by many apps can put your personal information at risk. There is an option that you must disable to protect your phone from threats from cybercriminals.
Note that scams on the Internet are becoming more frequent. Some of the most common are identity theft, theft of personal information, fake links, product purchase fraud, access to bank accounts, and blackmail.
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According to the ‘ComputerHoy’ site, which deals with technological issues, it is important that people pay attention to the services they activate on their mobile phones when they go out. For example, having GPS, bluetooth, and data turned on can be an easy way for cybercriminals to access your information.
You should also be aware of applications that ask for access to photos, images, files and audio. because there are apps designed by third parties and not owned by Google.
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Malware is known as malicious program or code, which can be any kind of software to do harmful activities in the computer world. Many people do not realize, but there are applications that come with this virus from the factory to infect mobile phones, computers, tablets.
Therefore, it is important that you do not share data with third-party applications that ask you to: Before downloading anything, it’s always important to do some research on developers to be safer.
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You can manage your account from Google and easily control what information is used in other apps. For this you need to follow the steps below.
1. Go to the three dots under your Google tab.
2. Find and enter the Settings option.
3. Enter the ‘Google account security’ section.
4. Tap “Manage Google account”.
5. Scroll and go to ‘Security’.
6. Go to the “Third-party apps that can access your account” section.
7. Press ‘Remove access’.
Remember, whenever you download something, check the app and designer info. If you’re not confident, the best thing to do is to accept no option and remove access directly from Google.
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