There are some personal information you might take as nothing but when leaked, it can become disastrous. Privacy needs to be protected from unauthorized access.
Mobile phone performs most of our daily tasks like emailing, paying through the internet and many others. And also, we keep multimedia files like videos, music, and other personal files on our mobile phones.
So, these information can be very risky when leaked, especially if you take some videos while bathing in the bathroom, or your school matriculation number and password being stored on the phone.
So, these are some ways or facts that will help you protect your information safely to prevent unauthorized access from hackers or anybody.
Now, let’s dive right into the content of the article …
1. Use Different Passwords on Different Platforms: It will very easy to guess when you use same password on all your internet or social media accounts. It won’t be easy for the hacker to access all your personal information at a time. So, try to use different strong passwords on different apps and websites.
2. Stay Off from Open WiFi: Open WiFi are good but sometimes, they are malicious. Bad actors or hackers can use the medium to steal passwords and credit card information. So, stay off or connect to a VPN while using public WiFi.
3. Download from Trusted Stores: In Android, Google Playstore is the trusted store to download all apps, same goes to Appstore for iOS users. Downloading from third party sites is dangerous. It can bring malware that will harm and steal your information to make money.
3. Backup your Phone Regularly: It’s recommended that mobile users should always backup their phone to prevent unnecessary lost of files. It can also come in handy, when you decides to factory reset your phone or perform an upgrade. You can backup your files in cloud storage, such as videos, music, contacts, messages, call history, photos and everything on it or on PC.
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