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F-Secure Safe for Smartphone & Tablet for iOS

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Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Oct 19, 2014

F-Secure Safe for Smartphone & Tablet is an application designed to improve the security of your mobile device. It includes several different features, which can make your entire mobile experience a safer, more secure one. If you're worried about your mobile data security, this application could be a good option for you.

Pros

Secure browsing: The primary feature of this app is the secured Web browser that you can access from inside of it. If you've ever been worried about making purchases or conducting business online from your phone, this great feature offers you some piece of mind and some real protection from potential threats.

Security advisor: This is a handy feature that takes a quick snapshot of the security situation of your phone and provides you with a report. If your phone's sandbox has been compromised or if there is another security vulnerability created by jailbreaking, the app will advise you.

Cons

Cluttered interface: The interface is slightly cluttered and confusing. It could certainly be streamlined.

Lack of instruction: After installing the app on your phone or tablet, there is very little instruction on how to use it. There is also no clear way to find a help menu or explanations in the app itself. Trial and error seems to be the only way to make your way through it.

Bottom Line

F-Secure Safe for Smartphone & Tablet provides you with a security blanket of sorts for your mobile browsing. We should certainly all take our online privacy and security seriously. However, it is difficult to get started with this app, due to an unclear and cluttered interface.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.50.203202

General

Release September 17, 2014
Date Added September 17, 2014
Version 2.50.203202

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Requires iOS 6.0 or later.

Popularity

Total Downloads 699
Downloads Last Week 0
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Developer's Description

Safe Browser protects your Internet browsing by blocking malicious sites automatically. With our 24/7 cloud-based security service, your protection is always up-to-date. So sites that try to send you malicious files or steal personal info like your banking credentials will be identified and blocked.

Key features:

  • Browse the web securely on your iPhone or iPad without worries
  • Choose a home page and access it quickly through the side bar menu
  • Easily view the open web pages and switch between them
  • Easily access the settings through a simple side bar menu
  • Choose to prefer desktop web pages instead of mobile optimized pages
  • Share the page address through social media and messaging
  • Search text on web page
  • Share your location with your family and friends
  • Check your device for known security threats
  • NEW: BANKING PROTECTION gives you extra protection for your online banking
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