As our daily lives are increasingly spent on our smartphones, there will of course be times where we recognise some faults with our beloved devices. However, it can be difficult to identify when these faults are a sign of being hacked as opposed to a software glitch or general wear and tear from use.
Personal information such as banking details and social communication are now within immediate reach on our devices, so it’s important to keep them secure.
Yet people tend to be less wary on their handhelds surrounding malicious applications or software updates, prompting hackers to target handheld devices.
Here, we reveal some warning signs that your smartphone is being hacked.
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