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Showing posts with label How to Prevent. Show all posts
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Thursday, 7 November 2013

Mobile Data Leak Threats and How to Prevent Them



 
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Recently, Symantec has conducted an interesting survey. This survey has revealed that when someone finds a lost phone, he or she tries to get access to that phones data in most cases. Usually, those people look for the images, videos and contact numbers from the device storage. Their efforts can easily become successful and important information like bank or credit card details go to their hands.

For business people it is such situation is especially alarming as we all go mobile now and we’ve got used to store business documents and other confidential information on our mobile devices. Losing a phone may trigger many security problems let alone the financial loss.

Symantec conducted the survey in a very interesting manner. They took fifty smartphones for this project; these phones were loaded with various fake applications. Besides, they installed GPS and tracking apps. In the next step, the research team of this survey lost these phones intentionally in Washington, Los Angeles and New York. After that, the survey team became successful to track every single move made by the person who found the phone. When they got the results in hand, they have seen almost 95% people access the lost phone after picking it up. 91% people attempted to access the previous user’s personal files, applications and other stored information.

Beside of the aforementioned findings, there are few other facts that came out of the survey. About 50% of the total number of phone finders were honest and tried to access the phone information with a purpose to return it to the actual owner. 60% people access the email and social accounts like Facebook, Twitter etc. Corporate information of the actual owner was approached by 80% people, and the share for the bank information searchers was 50%.

One can easily presume the alarming situation in the technological sector of our modern life through the revealed result of this research work. Smartphones have become an essential part of our everyday life and gradually they are having a greater impact on the business sector. As a result, if a mobile device is lost/stolen it may eventually create huge security havoc.

We can see plenty of companies out there who provide mobile phone devices to their employees. Verily, all of these mobile sets carry important data regarding the company or industry. If thieves or competitors get the access to this information such data goes to the hands of bad people or to the hand of the competitor of the company that might bring harmful impact on the company itself.

It is very crucial for a company of modern world to remain digitally connected with both its clients and employees. So the access to business data from different mobile devices cannot be skipped or neglected. There are some proved solutions for this issue. One of them is use of mobile tracking software that allows you to monitor all the activities of the target cell phones.

When your tablet or smartphone is lost or stolen, you can easily erase data from the lost device remotely. Such apps are controlled through web panel and you can access it from anywhere through providing login information. The app records the movement of the device and through GPS you can track the device. So, through this erasing feature and GPS facility you can easily keep your important information safe. Beside of these features, mSpy cellulare spy records every call and text that goes out or come to the device.  

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