What are the best applications to protect your privacy and security on iOS and Android?
1. NordVPN (Virtual private network)
You need a virtual private network to keep all your communications secure and encrypted. NordVPN has just updated its application for smartphones and has a spectacular appearance and functionality. And, best of all, you no longer have to follow complicated steps to activate your VPN network on your Android or iOS smartphone.
The interface has been greatly simplified and it is now very easy to connect to the different servers that NordVPN has distributed all over the world. The app is free, but subscribing to this VPN service is not free. You can sign up for NordVPN on their website.
2. CM Security AppLock
An essential Android app that is totally free. The number of users they have is incredible, and the reviews are spectacular.
With it, certain features such as mobile data, WiFi, Bluetooth, specific applications, and Android settings can be blocked, so they can only be accessed using a PIN code.
If someone tries to unlock these functions by entering wrong codes repeatedly, you will be sent a photo of the “intruder” by e-mail. The app also detects viruses and blocks calls. It is definitely an essential app on your Android phone.
3. 360 Security – Antivirus
360 Security is a free app that offers file cleaning, antivirus, and various protections for your smartphone. Everything is done in a simple and quite transparent way.
It can also improve the battery performance of your mobile.
4. 1Password – Password manager
1Password is our favorite password manager and the one we have been using for years. It is really worth the price. It is probably the password manager that best takes care of your passwords, even if they are stored online on their servers. Perfect for Mac and iOS. They offer a free 30-day trial period and then $35.88 per year.
It has applications for Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS. In Linux, you can access it using 1Password X (a browser extension)
- Secure and simple authentication on multiple devices.
- It offers two-factor authentication and online synchronization.
- Travel mode enabled to protect your most sensitive passwords.
- Extensions for most browsers.
- Highly polished application.