I’ve gone through four phones so far

What security feature keeps mobile apps from accessing your private information?

A) Sandbox


C) On-device encryption

D) Anti-virus

E) Mobile device manager

F) I keep a bouncer on staff

The answer: A) Sandbox

On a mobile device, all applications run in a “sandbox,” which limits the access of the application to the other portions of your mobile device. If an application needs access to resources such as your contact list, it must explicitly ask you for that permission.

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