While our beloved iPhones and iPads are precious enough by themselves, they also store our sensitive data and personal information — and that’s why it’s important to keep your device and its contents safe from attacks and intrusions. iOS 7 makes it easy to secure your iOS device, whether you’re using it or not. Here are a few tips to keep your device and data safe and sound.
Set a Passcode Lock for your Home Screen
Your lock screen is your first line of defence against intruders, as you can set it to request a passcode to allow access to your device.
Enable these settings for Safari, for worry-free mobile browsing
Change the default password
This tip is applicable for jailbreakers. Please change your iPhone or iPad’s root password as the default password is “alpine”. Its extremely critical to change the password as it exposes you to a security risk where a malicious hacker could get access to your iPhone using the default password without your knowledge.
To change the default password of your jailbroken iPhone, please follow this guide.