Protect Your Bubble Offers Top 5 Security Tips For Mobile Devices

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Mobile security tips from specialist mobile phone insurer

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Mobile device theft is on the rise as thieves had discovered this is an easy way to hack into bank accounts, gain access to personal information and wind up with an electronic device to resell. Protect Your Bubble offers tops security tips for mobile phone owners.

1. Pin Protect
Most devices come with a way to lock it down. A numeric code, a PIN, prevents unauthorized access. At the same time, this password needs to be paired with a self-destruct policy which will wipe the phone after a certain number of times the incorrect PIN is entered.

2. Back up data
Along with the auto destruct, back up data frequently. With important information backed up on a laptop or desktop every few days, a mobile owner is not going to lose a lot of valuable data.

3. Apps
Apps are a common way for other users to get into a smartphone. Always use apps from trusted app stores or only very popular apps. In the case of something like the DroidDream virus, it was available from the Google Store, but Google can also uninstall bad software.

4. Update
Where the operating software is concerned, get patches and updates from the OS maker. These updates may be annoying, but they are also necessary. The thieves and virus makers are ever evolving, patches and updates close new and emerging security loopholes.

5. Jailbreaking
Don’t jailbreak a phone unless necessary. Jailbreaking removes a number of security management devices installed by the phone’s maker.

Protect Your Bubble offers gadget insurance for smart phones, mobile phones and many other gadgets. Protect your bubble gadget insurance offers protection against breakdown, accidental damage, theft and as an optional extra loss. For more information visit uk.protectyourbubble.com

About Protect your bubble UK
Backed by a Fortune 500 company, Protect your bubble is the UK’s largest specialist gadget insurer that also offers a wide range of insurance products including car insurance, car hire excess insurance, home insurance and pet insurance; all at wallet-friendly prices.

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