The Top 10 Mobile Security Apps
People have had to adapt to a lot over the past year and a half, from lost jobs, friends and loved ones, to months spent in confinement as the pandemic raged outside. As physical interaction became much rarer over the past 18 months, people have responded by stepping farther and farther inside their digital worlds.
Increased smartphone usage (as well as time spent online in general) during the pandemic has also driven an unprecedented rise in cybercrime - in particular, cybercrime associated with COVID-19.
Recent data from cybersecurity firm McAfee also found that, in the UK and the US, nearly half of all smartphone users (47% and 49%, respectively) don’t use any kind of mobile security software. As our phones become more and more important parts of our lives - and keeping them safe along with it - we’ve broken down the 10 best apps to help you protect your smartphone.