BodyGuard introduces Patriot feature to help identify the origin of apps
BodyGuard, a one click mobile security app has introduced a new feature called “Patriot”, which will enable smartphone users to have clear visibility on the flow of their data from all the apps on their phone. The users can see the origin of the developer along with the incorporation country of the company for all the apps on their phone. Also the users will be able to geo restrict the specific apps, i.e. identify, delete, and from their mobile phones. This is a method content providers use to restrict access to their services and platforms on a geographical basis.
The central government decided to block 118 apps in the third wave because it received several complaints from various sources about misuse of some mobile apps available on Android and iOS platforms for stealing and surreptitiously transmitting users’ data in an unauthorized manner to servers which have locations outside India. The new feature, Patriot, clearly identifies the country of origin for all the apps on their phone, classifies whether apps are suspicious or not, and enables users to block & delete these apps at their will.
Along with Patriot, BodyGuard has also introduced an app lock feature ‘Airtight’. With Airtight, the users can add an extra layer of security to any of the applications on their smartphones. This feature will ask for the fingerprint or passcode from the user to open any specific app, such as Gallery or Notes.
Last month, the centre decided to block Chinese phone applications in India. While this decision again raised questions on the data privacy, many of these apps began to look for options to circumvent the
Recently SafeHouse Tech launched BodyGuard; a button app that uses proprietary, state-of-the-art technology to protect smartphones from a wide range of cyber threats such as phishing, malware and malicious links, all while enhancing the device performance and Internet speed and using less than 1% of battery life.
Users can download BodyGuard from the AppStore and Play Store on their Apple and Android mobile phones. BodyGuard 5.0 is the result of a breakthrough in SafeHouse’s R&D Lab in Israel and it comes with major performance upgrades. This new version comes with enhanced AI-based security capabilities, uses a higher level of encryption & hence bolsters the privacy, and makes BodyGuard the world’s fastest VPN.
“Our team has been tracking the developments of how customers, corporations, and governments are reassessing the role of private companies handling cyber risk, security, and data. Protecting our users in the digital space and securing their privacy remains of utmost importance to us. We are first to market with this feature and it is already live for android phones. BodyGuard is a one solution app for all your mobile security needs. While it protects user’s phone from any possible cyber-attack, features such as Patriot, Airtight & Tracker offer the users customised needs as per their requirements,” said, Aditya Narang, Co-founder & Managing Director, SafeHouse Technologies.
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