The Cupertino tech giant has launched many iPhones till this date and all of them were using the iOS platform. Well, Apple says that their platform is one of the best and secure platform out there. It is true, but there are many threatening things for your iOS platform. Today, it has been revealed that nearly 70% iPhones and iPads are now using the iOS 8 operating system. This is the latest version of iOS, but it still faces many threats. Firstly, everyone who is using the iOS platforms should feel proud as this operating system receives the least threat, but still it receives. The jail broken iPhones are more prone to threat as compared to the original ones.
The Apple users download many apps, but sometimes, they forget to get a security application for their phone. So, if you are looking for the best security app for iPhone 6 or iOS 8 platform, then you are at the right place. We have mentioned the 10 Best security applications for iOS 8 below. Most of them are paid but you will not regret after spending the money. Also, security doesn’t only mean viruses and malwares, but it means to secure your private date which includes your personal pics, contacts, videos and much more. The theft of iPhones have also became very common in some parts of world and all these things are part of security. So, check out the applications bellow:
1. Find My iPhone:
The Apple users must be familiar to this and if you are not let us elaborate. This is a free and best application provided from the Cupertino tech giant itself. When the iPhone is activated then the Apple salesmen or saleswomen turn on this feature, but you have to get this app from App Store. This feature also allows you to track your iPhone location if it is stolen. Your stolen iPhone can be recovered by logging in the iCloud account. It is actually a GPS tracking app. With this feature you can track your iPhone’s location and also you can control it without making the thief suspect. Also, this feature raises an alarm. The alarm is raised only when someone is trying to erase your data and then, it will require the passcode and if it is filled wrong, then the alarm will be raised. So, this is one of the best and free feature there for you. If you haven’t download it then download it now.
The Lookout is considered as the second best security application. It works just like Apple’s own Find My iPhone app It is also a GPS tracking device. In Find My iPhone, iCloud account was required and in it your require an account on Lookout. If your iPhone is stolen, then you can login and locate your device. It also saves the last location before the battery drowns to 0%. It also back up your contact. This application has got more than 50 million users and it is also available for Android devices too. It a free application for beginners and if you want to get more the, you will have to purchase the Lookout Premium which starts at Rs. 190/-. So, this a very handy application and also it is one of the most trusted applications.
3. McAfee Mobile Security:
The McAfee Mobile Security application is also there. The best thing about this is that it can hide your personal photos and it can also secure your device at the same time. This is a free application and what you need is a McAfee account. It will also ask you to create a six-digit password. Also, to see your hidden images you always need the internet connection. It also tracks your iPhone location and also it backup your contacts. This is a free application and you can get it in the App Store now.
This is the best password management application present out there. If you are looking for an alternative of this application then you can surely check out the 1Password lock. It helps in saving most of your passwords and now, it is also enabled for Touch ID use. Imagine your phone is lost or stolen, you can have peace of mind knowing that mSecure has safeguarded your web site logins, bank accounts and credit cards thereby protecting your finances, identity and reputation.It also has got the Password generator whic creates very good passwords which are unguessable. It is also a very popular application and millions of people are using this application to secure their device. It is not a free app and for it, you will have to pay Rs. 620. There is In-App purchase also. Overall, the mSecure is a good application for your password management. So, go ahead and get this application.
5. Best Phone Security Pro:
The Best Phone Security app is available in the App Store for free, but you need to purchase the ‘Pro’ version as it is going to save all your pics and videos. This is a very handy app as when this application is running no one can enter your phone. Whenever, someone w\enters the wrong password an alarm is raised. You can also record your own alarm and then set it as your alarm. Also, the most impressive feature about this application is that it is going to capture an image of the person whosoever typed the wrong password. It is just a passcode app. This application is priced at $0.99. You can purchase this app now and can also see who tried to gain control over your iPhone. There is no alternative in the app store and also, the price of this app is quite low. So, it will be the best security alarm app. It also view intruder’s location which can come handy sometime.
6. Tunnel Bear:
The Tunnel Bear is a VPN application. It is going to keep you safe from the advertisers and the folks who track your location when you surf online. the VPN service is mostly used by the people when they are going to do the private browsing. It allows you to privately browse the websites. Also, if there is some website which doesn’t allow your country to access their site you can use this application which is called tunneling, allowing you to access the websites.With this you can also check out the censored as well as locked websites. Also, it is a very easy application to use. The Tunnel Bear is priced at $2.99/month or $29.99/year. It will surely become one of your best VPN apps.
7. Virus Barrier:
The iOS 8 platform is one of the secure platforms, but it still gets defected by the viruses and malwares.So, how does it work? It scans the external applications and thus, it stops the viruses and malwares through your iOS device. It stops the Mac, Windows and Unix viruses from entering your iOS 8 device. It allows files to be emailed or sent to popular cloud services such as Dropbox and Evernote after scanning. It also repairs the infected files and scans websites for known phishing URLs, web threats, and malware hosting. Just like an antivirus it has got a log. All the scans should be done manually and there is nothing like automatic or real time scan in this. Anyway, it is surely going to stop malwares and viruses entering your device. This application is priced at $0.99. It will keep your device away from viruses.
8. FosCam Surveillence Pro:
The FosCam Surveillance Pro is only useful if you own a FosCAm surveillance camera in your office. If you own some shop then it will act like a TV monitor/. It will provide you the live video feed. This can also save your home and can keep you updated with your home members every second. It control cameras in eight directions. It also comes with teh Face Tracking option. It also provides you the audio, but the price range makes some difference in the audio quality. Zoom in and out on the image by pinching. So, this application is for all the users who want to secure their home, business etc. It is priced at $4.99.
9. Folder Lock:
The Folder Lock is also a free application but it has got the in app purchase which means that for better service you will need to purchase the upgraded version of it. It lets you to password-protect your personal files, photos, videos, documents, contacts, wallet cards, notes and audio recordings in your device. It allows you to directly import files from Photo Gallery, Music, Camera, PC/Mac and Secure Browser. It is is going to protect 1500 photos and videos. 300 audios and documents can be protected too. So, go ahead and get this application from App Store now at now price.
10. Avira Mobile Security:
The Avira Mobile security is also a very handy application. It is just like the McAfee mobile security but it can scan for malcious things in your device which the other app can’t. It is also a free applications and there are no in-app purchases. It can also track your location, but it can not save you photos. It can backup you contacts. You can also use a web console to make a call to the lost device and using the same tings, you can trigger an alert and find a lost device. It also comes with identity checker to monitor your identity. It also acts like a GPS tracker. So, it is also a good application and it is available in the App Store at no cost.
These are the 10 best applications to secure your iOS 8 devices. Some of them are paid apps and some are free but these are worthy applications for your iPhone 6 and other iOS 8 devices. If you have any other application in your mind do let us know via your comments.