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Does a password do anything to secure the device from remote attacks?

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By LinuxJon, Junior Member on 30th May 2014, 03:58 PM
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So I've been wondering this for a long time, and can't really seem to find an answer.

Does enabling a lock screen password do ANYTHING to help protect the device from threats? Other than someone with physical access, obviously. Would it make installing malware or exploiting a security flaw any more difficult? Assume the device in question is not rooted, if that makes any difference.

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30th May 2014, 04:10 PM |#2  
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Dont think it makes any difference.
31st May 2014, 02:26 AM |#3  
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Originally Posted by LinuxJon

So I've been wondering this for a long time, and can't really seem to find an answer.

Does enabling a lock screen password do ANYTHING to help protect the device from threats? Other than someone with physical access, obviously. Would it make installing malware or exploiting a security flaw any more difficult? Assume the device in question is not rooted, if that makes any difference.

Thanks guys.

lockscreen password is only for avoiding people to open our personal things but hackers can break it too by get remote access of your phone
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