Samsung details new Auto Blocker security on One UI 6

What you need to know

  • Samsung details its “Auto Blocker” security, which has arrived with One UI 6, beginning with malware protection when their device is connected via USB.
  • Samsung’s Message Guard has been bolstered by Auto Blocker as the security feature now works with other apps like WhatsApp and Telegram.
  • Sideloading becomes a little easier to stomach as Auto Blocker brings a security feature that can help avoid malicious attacks like voice phishing.

Arriving with Samsung’s One UI 6 (Android 14) software is a new security feature Galaxy device owners may want to pay attention to. Samsung is revealing details about “Auto Blocker,” the latest security feature for Galaxy phones and tablets that users can customize to bring about protection that matters to their digital lifestyle.

One feature most users might enjoy is the ability to turn on “app security checks.” This primarily works whenever your device is connected to another via USB, as it will continuously check for malware while also preventing detrimental commands and other software installations. Samsung adds it could help protect users when plugging their devices in to charge in an unknown environment.