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Top 10 security apps for Samsung Galaxy S5

On April 11, the Samsung Galaxy S5 will go on sale in more than 150 countries. While Samsung have hardly reinvented the smartphone with this latest device, it offers subtle improvements on the Galaxy S4, such as a faster processor, better camera, brighter screen and a more solid design. Like its predecessor and all other Android device, however, it could always do with a little security boost. Here are some of the best security apps to download on your Samsung Galaxy S5.

1. McAfee WaveSecure

Although this app does not boast the same firewall protection or virus scan functions that McAfee’s PC solutions are renowned for, it does have some very useful security features.

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These include the ability to track and map your device using GPS, the ability to lock your phone and to wipe key data from it remotely, and the ability to back up and restore wiped data after a device has been secured.

2. Keeper password & data vault

This app allows users to keep their user names, passwords and credit card details secure. Keeper lets you log in to websites with one touch, create custom folders, search passwords dynamically and self-destruct your handset should it be stolen or lost.

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