Mobile Device Safety

In this Mobile Device Safety lesson, learn all about mobile device security to keep you and your kids safe online.

Mobile device malware

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Many people don't think about getting viruses on their mobile devices, but it's still possible. If your kids have mobile devices or if they occasionally use yours, you should teach them to use the same caution they would use with a computer.

Some companies, such as Norton and Bitdefender, offer antivirus software that can run on a mobile phone, but do your research because they may potentially slow down your phone's functions.

Tips for avoiding malware:

You can teach your kids the following tips to help them avoid malware on their mobile devices: