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En español | Today's smartphones are really pocket-size computers, capable of browsing the Web, sending messages, making online purchases, managing bank accounts, taking photos and much more. But while most people use security software on their computers to keep sensitive information safe, very few have security software installed on their smartphones. In fact, one recent report says only 4 percent of smartphones and tablets are protected against viruses, device theft and data loss. And if criminals and mischief-makers don't attack your cellphone, it could still be at risk. According to a poll by Norton Security publisher Symantec, 34 percent of Americans report losing a phone, putting passwords and personal information at risk. It's time to fight back. … Back to Article

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