What would happen if you accidentally lose your mobile phone or someone steals it? Anybody who lays hands on your mobile can access and misuse all the information stored on your mobile. You cannot always prevent your mobile from being lost or stolen, but you can make sure no one takes advantage of it. With F-Secure Anti-Theft for Mobile you can be sure that your personal and confidential information will not be misused by anyone.
With F-Secure Anti-Theft for Mobile, you can remotely lock the phone and protect the information it contains with a single SMS message. With the help ofthe new remote locator feature, you always know where your phone is located. If the phone is stolen and the thief changes the SIM card, the Theft Controlfeature locks automatically the phone and informs you of the new number. As an ultimate safety measure to prevent misuse, it is possible to erase all the data on the phone with Remote Wipe.
The F-Secure Anti-Theft is available for all the smartphones based on Symbian, Windows Mobile or Android platforms. You can download the F-Secure Anti-Theft from http://www.f-secure.com/en_US/products/mobile/anti-theft-download/anti-theft-download.html.
You have to set a passcode when you install F-Secure Anti-Theft on your mobile. If your mobile gets lost or stolen, then you can protect and lock your mobile remotely by sending a single SMS message #lock#<your code> to your stolen (or lost) mobile. This way nobody would be able to use your mobile or access your personal information stored on it.
Similarly, you can locate your lost mobile phone. This way the geographical location of your mobile phone is shown on the Google map. You can give this information to the security agencies like police. In orderto locate your lost phone or the person who has it, send text message: #locate#<your code> to your phone to see its location on a map.
If it looks like you will not be getting your phone back then you have one more trick up your sleeve – wipe out and erase all of your confidential data stored on the lost mobile phone. the thief is left with just the covers without of the content. To remotely wipe all the data on your stolen mobile phone, you have to send the text message: #wipe#<your code> to your phone to wipe it.
In addition to these remote control features, there is one more feature that the F-Secure Anti-Theft provides – if someone steals your phone and changes the sim card, the phone locks down automatically and the thief’s phone number is reported to you. This feature works automatically when its activated.
If you want to add an extra layer of security to your mobile phone then look no further than F-Secure Anti-Theft for mobile. In case you lose your mobile phone or it gets stolen, you can remotely lock it or wipe the data so that your private text messages or pictures do not end up in the wrong hands. You can also locate your phone or the person holding it remotely.