How To Prevent Your Mobile Phone From Being Hacked

According to the Nokia Threat Intelligence Report, Smartphone malware infections have surged 96% from 2015 to 2016. An Alcatel-Lucent Motive report states that 71% of phones have no security features to defend against this data-stealing software. A hacked phone allows for a thief to steal your identity as well as drain your bank account. Cellphones are getting smarter, they have become less like phones and more like computers, and susceptible to hacking. Your phone may have already been infected so check delayed receipt of e-mails, texts, sluggish performance when surfing the Internet and shorter battery life. In addition, check for unexplained charges on your cellphone bill.

What can you to do prevent your mobile phone from being hacked?

1. Lock your phone
2. Back up your phone
3. Set a password
4. Do not share your password
5. Keep your software up to date
6. Do not use Unsecure or Free Wi-Fi instead use a private hotspot through your phone or using a virtual private network
7. Install an anti-virus app
8. Don’t click on unknown links
9. Activate your phone’s location tracker
10.Turn off bluetooth
11. Bank the old-fashioned way
12. Stay off social media until you get home to post your vacation photos.
13. Regularly switching out your SIM card.
14. Don’t open email if you don’t know the sender.
15. Don’t answer text messages that ask for personal information.
Furthermore, follow these steps to avoid your phone from being hacked.


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