Privacy and data security is one of the major concerns among smartphone aficionados. Our phones now carry so much of our credentials and personal information that we simply can’t afford to lose them. Nevertheless, accidents do happen, and whether you forget your phone at your local bar or someone intentionally steals this precious thing out of your pocket, all your personal data is compromised within a few minutes. Luckily enough, there are now various third-party apps available that give you the ability to pin point a stolen phone’s location, alert the surrounding folks and even remotely wipe-off your personal data from a stolen device. We have covered a number of such apps that provide device tracking and data protection facilities for your Android, including the popular TekTrak (reviewed here
). Although this renowned app was shut down, you need not worry, as there are other alternatives to it, like Plan-B (reviewed here
) or Bitdefender Mobile Security (reviewed here
). Now, computer software security giant Comodo has come up with its own flavor of anti-theft technology, employed in its new app, Comodo Anti-theft
. Read on find out how it works.
Comodo Cleaning Essentials
is a set of portable system optimization and malware removal applications, which come with three built-in tools. These include a malware scanner, an auto run analyzer and a kill switch. Comodo Cleaning Essentials instantly identifies and halts untrusted processes running on an endpoint. Its antivirus scanner is capable of removing malware, rootkits, suspicious registry keys and other types of malicious agents. It’s integration with Comodo cloud scanners provides real-time safety from unknown processes.
It is a well known fact that using anonymous browsing is much safer than a normal browsing session. Apparently harmless services too profile user data to determine browsing habits for marketing purposes which, according to some, is a violation of personal privacy. Comodo has a VPN service known as Comodo TrustConnect
. It provides anonymous browsing credentials to creates a shield around your network which prevents malicious and user profiling elements from scanning your system. It uses 128-bit encryption and an SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) based Virtual Private Network for maximum security. It has both free and paid versions. The free version provides up to 10GB of monthly bandwidth, whereas, the paid versions (available in $3.99 Daily, $8.99 monthly and 19.95 yearly packages). Comodo TrustConect is available for Windows, Mac and Linux based operating systems.
Comodo Programs Manager
is freeware from Comodo which allows users to manage System drivers and services, Windows Features, and Windows Updates, and Add/Remove Programs functionality under one hood. In other words, it saves time and allows easier access to most important Windows features.
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