According to recent Gartner and IDC reports, the total sales of smartphones in 2011 went as high as 490 million units. This number is estimated to rise to 600 million units in the current year and we need to take a second to take in these figures. Smartphones are steadily embedding themselves in lives all over the world and it is no surprise that a majority of them are used for accessing social networks, accessing email accounts, carrying out financial transactions and for other online activities. Web-based applications are the driving force behind this revolution as more customers are getting access to faster data transfer speeds and more affordable data plans.
With such large numbers of people connected online through their smartphones, the need for securing these devices is paramount. Experience with PCs proves that higher visibility brings greater vulnerability. A majority of consumers are still unaware about the potential dangers of mobile malware and other privacy related concerns. Hackers and scammers take advantage of this ignorance and devise several social engineering techniques to trick people. Quick Heal Mobile Security is one of the best tools around for smartphone protection and the wide range of features we offer ensures that you can breathe easy whenever you utilize your smartphone for web based activities.