If you are worried about your Android device leaking your private data to third parties, you might be pleased to know that developer and security expert Moxie Marlinspike has released a new Android dynamic firewall app called WhisperMonitor.
WhisperMonitor firewall monitors all outbound connection attempts by any installed apps or the operating system on your device. Providing you with an easy to read list of everything which is currently active.
If you notice anything out of the ordinary a simple click can block the URLs or port numbers being accessed. Together with the ability to setup firewall rules for individual apps and view past connection history for applications on your Android phone.
The new WhisperSystems application is now available for free to download for your Android phone from the Whispersystems website. Take a look and our article on Android vs iPhone to see which smartphone and mobile platform is best for you.
Source : UbergizmoFiled Under: Android News