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Appeared on: Tuesday, December 18, 2012
FCC Online Tool Let's You Better Secure Your Smartphone

The FCC and its public and private sector partners today released a new online tool, the "Smartphone Security Checker," to help users protect their mobile devices.

The "Smartphone Security Checker" is a free online tool that creates a 10-step smartphone action plan to help users protect their mobile devices from smartphone-related cybersecurity threats.

The tool enables users to create a customized 10-step security checklist tailored to their smartphone's operating system (Apple iOS, Android, BlackBerry, or Windows Phone).

It includes information on how to set pins and passwords for your smartphone; download security apps that enable remote locating and data wiping; back-up the data on your smartphone if your device is lost or stolen; wipe data on your old phone and where to go to donate, resell or recycle it and; safely use public Wi-Fi networks and what steps to take if your phone is stolen.


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