Whenever someone asks me if a smartphone is truly secure, I find myself feeling vexed. On the one hand, anything that connects to the Internet could become a security concern. By the same token, if someone is aware of commonsense practices for avoiding data leakage and exploitation, then today’s smartphones are very safe to use. In this article, we’re going to be talking about Android security. I’ll share my top tips for avoiding data leakage and doing everything possible to protect yourself against threats like identity theft, hacked accounts and your contact list being spammed.