Start Shield

Web Developer, Software Engineer, and Project Manager in Honolulu, Hawaii

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A custom android launcher that has anti-phishing security and anti-identity theft features through its app and link checkers.

Mobile phones were first used as tools for communication specifically texting and calling. As technology developed, mobile phone’s purpose improved as far from texting and calling to taking pictures, accessing the internet, and even downloading applications making it a necessity in people’s daily lives.

Like any platform in technology, soon people developed websites and even applications that took advantage of unsuspecting users. Phishing and malicious websites filled the internet and applications masquerading to be legit apps but are actually stealing your information behind the scenes started emerging.

That's when StartShield emerged. StartShield is a custom android launcher that has anti-phishing and anti-identity theft features through its link and app checkers. StartShield helps in preventing you from visiting phishing websites that contain malware and unwanted programs. Moreover, StartShield also makes sure that all the apps installed in your phone are doing what they say they do and not doing something else behind the scenes stealing information from you.