How will you know if your phone has been hacked

How will you know if your phone has been hacked
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It is not uncommon for your cell phone to be hacked. It may sound strange to you, but it certainly happens in the best families.

Some people —and we sometimes do— even store passwords in their cell phone notes to keep them accessible at all times, because ok, how many things to remember?

All of this may sound wrong and exaggerated, but that is how most of us do with our cell phones. It may indeed be wrong and risky, but even if it does happen you can realize it.

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Is your cell phone battery draining faster than usual? Or do you seem to be consuming more data even though your Internet browsing habits have not changed? You may need to consider being hacked. In other words, has a scammer broken into your cell phone?

Today, mobile phones have evolved into smart laptops capable of performing tasks previously performed on laptops and PCs. We use them to take photos, send and receive emails, communicate on social media, make electronic payments… and the list goes on.

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But all this wealth of data attracts scammers, who want to get your data for their own reasons; from selling your data on the dark web to stealing your identity.

In recent years it has been proven many times that even your trusted mobile device can be compromised by malware. With Android having the lion’s share of the market, we will focus on this operating system and leverage the knowledge of Lukas Stefanko, a researcher at global cybersecurity company ESET, who has extensive experience in exposing malware targeting Android users.

See here if your phone has already been breached and you do not know:

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