Security and confidentiality of information is an essential part of one’s life. The amount of attacks, hacks, theft of devices keep escalating with every new development in technology and it is easier to storm through with the resulting information thus leaving the user in jeopardy. As Smartphones develop to become efficient products in our current lifestyle, the security associated with them needs to be scrutinized well for the effective functioning of the desired aspect.
Usually there are a plethora of applications available in the market that serves the purpose of providing security on a handset. These security apps provide the necessary functionality to process the task for the intended target. There are various apps that provide the necessitated aspect of the security essentials on a particular phone. These can be found on the Play Store and the names just keep aggrandizing as we move ahead in time. Some of them include Avast! Mobile Security, Norton Security & Antivirus, and Android Lost Free, Cerberus.
Therefore amongst the various apps, the presence of an application that provides some notable functionality which is different from the rest is a judicious aspect in this regard. Such is the application called aeGis. This is an application that is different from the rest in a way that it is responsible for handling everything resident on the phone via SMS. Additionally, aeGis is functional without a data connection for the functioning of certain features.
Hence, it is an efficient app which works on the principle that during the instance the user texts a phrase, this activity is responsible for locking the display, finding the location or triggering an alarm. The best part is that the user can customize this app & can also take upon the code himself/herself & carry out various other functionalities. This working can be enabled as it is an open source package. Thus, it is a fantastic benefit for the users who have lost their phone or at instances when the handset is stolen.
During the time that the device goes missing, the user can proceed onto the task of sending a text message to the particular phone number on the basis of an appropriate code, and eventually to trigger an action. Based on the respective options, the location is reported to the user and other benefits like locking the device etc., is provided to the user. The facilitation of such an approach will result in the that specific condition that the user cannot use the device unless a password is entered or unless data is wiped. The application is available for free and it can be downloaded from here.