Life without the internet is unimaginable. But with the exponential increase in cyber attacks, people are scared to open any unknown site. Previously, there was a myth that only when you open illegal and adult sites, you are becoming vulnerable to cyber attacks. But in today’s world, even the trusted sites have malware and you can get hacked easily. The scenario is worst for mobile users who are constantly bombarded with ransomware attacks where they are threatened to pay money to save their privacy. It is important to have a secure browser that can protect your from most of the
It is important to have a secure browser that can protect your from most of the cyber attacks and prevent eavesdropping so that you can surf safely and securely. They must also filter URLs and provide a safe channel for download protection.
TDG’s Top 5 Best Secure Browsers For Android In 2017
1. Dolphin Zero Incognito Browser (Free)
It is always better to operate in Incognito mode because your search history and data never gets saved by the browser. Hence, the hackers cannot hack the browser history and get valuable data like username, password, and find other means to find loopholes and get access to your mobile. This is a lightweight browser and as soon as you close the browser, the cache also gets deleted.
2. Yandex Browser With Protect (Free)
It is one of the most secure browsers for mobile users as it provides protection to your personal data when you connect to the internet with public Wi-Fi. Public Wi-Fi is the channel from which most of the hackers gain entry to your mobile using malware. You can also use its incognito mode. It also does not let you open harmful and fraudulent web pages.
3. Firefox Focus – The Privacy Browser (Free)
It is a special version of Mozilla Firefox that is created to provide the users maximum protection against cyber attacks. It lets you open only one tab at a time and hence, you can use it while doing important activities like transactions. It offers an option to clear cache and history with a single tap. It blocks all trackers that are generally present in the trusted websites that secretly fetch your personal data for analysis.
4. Brave Browser(Free)
This is a relatively new browser but its security features have made it extremely popular and it is providing tough competition to the established players. It blocks all third party cookies and scripts. It provides an encrypted channel to surf the internet. It also boosts performance and battery life and blocks ads and popups.
5. Google Chrome and Chromer(Free/ $4.54)
Google Chrome is the most popular Android web browser in the world. But along with Google Chrome, you need to install Chrome for better security while surfing websites. It is a launcher of Google Chrome Custom Tabs with a very secure encrypted channel so that all hacking activities can be blocked completely. Remember that you need to have Google Chrome installed to use Chromer. You should better go for Chromer Pro version for the tightest security features.
Never compromise with the security concerns because you never know when you will be the next victim. Precaution is always better than cure.