Dropmysite rolls out mobile data backup and security app
By Digital News Asia September 16, 2014
- Addresses security concerns highlighted by iCloud celebrity nudes hacking
- One-stop solution for users to back up and protect their data
SINGAPORE-headquartered startup Dropmysite has rolled out its Dropmymobile app, designed to safeguard users’ mobile data.
The app is a one-stop solution for users to back up and protect their data, the company said in a statement. Dropmysite provides cloud backup, archiving and security for websites, databases, email and now mobile devices.
“People are ever more reliant on their mobile phones to work and play. They are keeping tons of sensitive personal and business data on their mobile phones,” said its chief executive officer Charif El Ansari (pic).
“We believe people need a way to back up, safeguard and restore this data,” he added.
A top concern this app addresses is data security, highlighted by the recent iCloud mobile data hacking incident, which calls into question the security and privacy of mobile data, Dropmysite said.
To address this, Dropmymobile has ‘Paranoid mode’ which the company claims helps keep hackers, administrators, and nosy significant others at bay.
When activated, the backups will be protected with a secret key that is unknown and inaccessible to anyone except the user. Note that Dropmymobile does not save this secret key anywhere in its system or servers, making this app a private virtual safe box for everything confidential on the mobile device.
Dropmymobile users will be able to back up Contacts; text messages; photos; videos; music and call logs.
The app comes with 5GB of free data storage and users can do in-app upgrade to add more storage, ranging from 10GB (plus 5GB free) for US$15 per year to 50GB (plus 5GB free) for US$60 per year; to unlimited storage for US$120 per year.
To see how it works, click on the video below: