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Digital clutter making smartphones vulnerable to security threats: Survey

BGR India Monday, 20 March 2017
Increased digital clutter, owing to an explosion in the usage of apps, is leaving smartphones vulnerable to security threats, a new survey said. Conducted by cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab across 17 countries, it showed that users typically install 12 Android apps every month but delete only 10, in effect adding two apps to their device on a monthly basis. With more apps installed on devices, managing apps is important in preventing digital clutter.  However, only half (55 percent) of the users regularly refresh and revise the contents of their device and delete unused documents and apps. “Users are exposing devices and personal data to security threats by failing to undertake simple but essential care for their device that cleans and
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