Ensure that you obtain new apps, or software, for your Android from proper sources. The Google Play Store is the default online app store. For Samsung devices, the Galaxy Apps store is also valid. If you enable the option to allow apps to be installed from unknown sources, you risk obtaining a malicious app.
- [Instructor] To prevent infection from malicious apps,…your Android comes configured to use only…the Google Play store.…Samsung devices are also configured to use Samsung's…Galaxy Apps store.…You want to ensure that your phone or tablet…is unable to download apps from other locations…to avoid apps that can be malicious…or deliberately compromise your security.…To confirm that your device is configured…only to use the Google Play store,…open the settings app.…In the search bar type the word unknown.…
Choose install unknown apps,…though on older Androids this item might be titled…unknown sources.…This screen may look different on you Android.…If you see an item for unknown sources,…ensure that the master control is in the off position.…Otherwise, on this screen the bottom item is titled…install unknown apps.…That's the one you want to choose.…Here's a list of apps that can…potentially install other apps from unknown sources.…
And as you can see, nothing is allowed.…If it were, if you allowed apps to come in…from say a Gmail attachment,…
- Explain how to remove all geotag location data from images.
- Recognize the downside of disabling backup and synchronization processes for your Android.
- Recall what information is not affected by a factory data reset.
- Determine what to do when an app asks permission to access strange applications.
- Identify the dangers associated with an open network.
- Explain why users should never skip Android updates.