How to stop mobile phone hacking


Smartphone users spend on average three hours every day doing non-voice activities on their devices, and in this time they need to be protected.

Mobile phones have become a prime target for hackers and ‘phishers’, attempting to access your private information.

Emails, social media, software updates, apps and open public Wi-Fi are all easy ways for hackers to breach your security but are also easy to prevent.

Here are a few tips to help prevent against an attack on your handheld device.

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