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How can I protect my mobile phones from being hacked?

If you keep the mobile phones safe in your pocket or purse, it's still at risk for picking up a virus or leaking data to thieves. Hackers don't need physical access to your phone to steal your personal information or infect the device with malware. They infiltrate your phone with innocent-looking apps or link to it via unsecured Wi-Fi networks. A Technology blogging site  talking about this problem. Before some days I take my new phone from online shopping site . Some informative site  also provide disadvantage of hacking. Now I want to know how can protect my mobile phone from being hacked?  

Hi Mimi. Here are some ways to keep your phone safe:

  1. Turn off wireless connections when not in use.
  2. Avoid installing apps from unknown sources.
  3. Use an anti virus app.
  4. Keep your phone updated.
  5. Set a lockscreen that's hard to guess.
  6. Change your passwords regularly.
  7. Avoid sharing too much info in social media.
  8. Avoid opening suspicious emails on your phone.
  9. Avoid connecting on unprotected Wi-Fi networks.

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