Information technology security company Symantec launches security application for a long time Norton Mobile Security. This application is made to anticipate the theft of data and information users of smartphones and tablets.
Security issues in these devices can not be ignored because the number of malicious programs (malware) that is intended for mobile operating systems continue to grow in number. This is triggered by the penetration of mobile device users continues to increase, at least 300 malicious programs that target the kinds of Android mobile operating system, IOS, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry. The program was dominated by evil trojan horse that can steal data and information users.
Of the approximately 33 million users in the world of smartphones and tablets are 10% of users who have been infected with malicious programs. And protect users of its mobile devices with only 12% of security applications. Android is a Trojan horse in the highest compared to other mobile operating systems. "This is because Android is open source.
Symantec party claims, Norton Mobile Security can protect data theft attempts from Trojan horse that is in Android. There are anti-theft security features on the website. When the user goes to a fake site, the application automatically block them.
Norton Mobile Security is able to detect and remove malware on the storage media with regular checks carried out. One feature that is superior than Norton Mobile Security, the application can lock the device or delete all data when a user loses their device.
To help find the missing, the application is able to transmit the GPS coordinates that tell the location where the device was located. For now, Norton Mobile Security is available for Android, but it is being developed for the iPhone and the iPad.