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Best Antivirus App for iPhone and iPad in 2017

iPhones are one of the most secure smartphones available on the market today. But despite this, in today’s world of shrinking privacy and with attackers constantly coming up with new ways to access your personal data it’s impossible for any device to be completely secure. Therefore, it’s likely that at some point you’ve considered protecting your iPhone or iPad with a security app in the same way that you’d protect your computer with an antivirus program.

When you type “antivirus” or similar into Apple’s App Store, not much comes up. This is because Apple places pretty heavy restrictions on what security apps can do. However, we’re going to have a look at 5 that have made it through and try to determine which is the best iPhone antivirus app.

We’ll look at what features they offer, how easy they are to use and how well they work.

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Certo iPhone For Mac Released

certo-iphone-macAt Certo Software we are constantly improving our software to meet our customers’ needs. Due to increasing demand for our software we are pleased to announce the release of Certo iPhone for Mac. This version boasts all the same features as Certo iPhone and means Mac users can now take full advantage of our industry leading spyware detection software for iPhones.

If you suspect that someone might have installed spyware on your iPhone or iPad then you can utilize the power of your Mac to quickly scan your mobile device for spyware and to check if it has been Jailbroken with Certo iPhone for Mac.

If you’d like to find out more about Certo iPhone and how it could help secure your Apple mobile device checkout its features and capabilities here.

iPhone Hacking Apps Revealed


iphone-hacking-appsThe days are gone when phone hacking was just something you saw in movies or read about on conspiracy websites. Nowadays it’s available to more people than ever before and there are a wealth of options available to someone wishing to gain access to and monitor somebodies iPhone.

In this article we’re going to look at the various cell spy apps available for iPhones, the features they offer and what you can do to detect and avoid them.

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Detecting iPhone Spyware Guide

hacksayed-1The ability to monitor somebody’s phone is no longer a resource exclusive to governments and spy agencies. Nowadays anyone from a jealous partner to a prying boss can snoop on someone’s device. Spy apps such as FlexiSpy and mSpy are readily available for under $100, setup takes a matter of minutes and once installed, calls, emails, text messages and photos can be monitored.

This guide explains how you can detect if your iPhone or iPad has a spy app installed.

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How to remove spyware from an iPhone or iPad

Remove iPhone SpywareSo you’ve used Certo iPhone to scan your Apple mobile device for spyware and you’re unlucky enough to find your device is bugged. What next? Since having a spy app installed on your device means that someone could be remotely monitoring your calls, texts, emails and other private data you’ll probably want to remove it as soon as possible *.

Unfortunately, this isn’t as easy as just deleting the app. iPhone spyware hides itself deep in the device’s filesystem to try and avoid detection which means that it can’t simply be uninstalled like a normal app. However, there are ways to rid your device of spyware that can be performed with relative ease and do not require any advanced technical knowledge. This article will guide you through 2 methods of removing iPhone spyware.

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7 Tips To Make Your iPhone More Secure

iPhone-passcodeAlthough iOS devices are considered to be relatively secure when compared with some competitors, there are still ways for someone to gain access to your sensitive data if your iPhone or iPad is incorrectly setup, or setup for convenience over security.

We’ve put together these 7 essential tips to help you secure your iOS device to make it significantly harder for someone to access your private information: Read more

Certo iPhone can now detect HelloSPY

HelloSpy on iPhone 6At Certo Software we are constantly improving our malware database to ensure we have the highest detection rate of iphone spy apps and malware.  Today, we are please to announce that we have added definitions for the spy app HelloSPY to our database. This update will be automatically applied to Certo iPhone next time you start the application.

What is HelloSPY?

HelloSPY creates cell phone tracking and monitoring software for iPhone and Android devices and claims to have over 250,000 customers using their software. Once their software is installed on the target phone it can monitor and record all calls made and received, text messages, internet usage, GPS locations and have access to the entire contacts list and photos. Read more

Partner spying on your iPhone? It’s easier than you think!

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The ability to monitor somebody’s phone is no longer a resource exclusive to governments and spy agencies. Nowadays, thanks to consumer spy apps such as mSpy and Mobistealth, anybody who wants to snoop on somebody else’s device can do so with relative ease.

Apple’s iPhone is one of the most secure smartphones available today, it’s one of the reasons it is so popular. However, all major consumer spy apps now work on iPhones (and iPads) and over the last couple of years their use has increased dramatically. One of the most common users of these type of apps is a spying partner or spouse. Read more

How To Detect FlexiSpy For iPhone

flexispy on iphoneAt Certo Software we are constantly improving our malware database to ensure we have the highest detection rate of iPhone spy apps and malware.  Today, we are please to announce that we have added definitions for the spy app FlexiSpy to our database. This update will be automatically applied to Certo iPhone next time you start the application.

What is FlexiSpy?

FlexiSpy is one of the most popular iPhone spying and monitoring solutions available, with prices starting at $68. For this they provide over 150 spying features, including: conversation recording and listening in, access to SMS and IM Chats, GPS location,  Internet history, camera roll and many more. Read more

Is your boss spying on your iPhone?

Boss spying on employeeFor many of us, smartphones are now part of our daily working lives. Whether it be for catching up on work emails or organising our week ahead on the calendar, companies are issuing smartphones to more employees than ever before. The iPhone is one of the most popular smartphones available today and more and more businesses are choosing it as their preferred device due to its familiarity and ease of use.

However, what you may not know is that if you have a company iPhone then your boss could be monitoring everything that you do on it. Think about it, have you ever used your company iPhone for non-work purposes? Perhaps a few personal calls, checking Facebook during work hours or even texting a friend about that new job…all this could be seen by your employer. Read more