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Any method by which someone forces access to your phone or its communications is phone hacking. This can range from advanced security breaches to eavesdropping on unsecured internet connections. Physically stealing your mobile device and forcibly stealing your phone's data can be seen as one. This effect can occur on all models, including Android and iPhone. So we wonder how to avoid these effects.


How to know if someone is hacking your phone?


Your phone loses charge quickly -  Malware applications sometimes use malicious code that tends to drain a lot of power. Most of the time, even if you are not doing any work on the phone, apps may be running in the background.

The phone heats up even when idle - If it has been hacked, the phone may heat up due to apps running in the background.

Improper activity on personal accounts - This situation is caused by hackers trying to access your personal accounts abnormally, changing passwords and other activities.


Already hacked your phone?


If your phone is already hacked, you should act fast to fix it. Don't delay in starting it. Here's how you keep those cybercriminals out of your personal technology.

First, you should remove any malware that may have entered your device. If you have installed apps from third parties other than Google Play Store or App Store, remove them first. No one is responsible for any apps you download to your phone from third parties.

Be especially careful about your bank account information. Make sure to clear payment information from your phone before that data goes out.


How to protect your phone from hacking?


Do not download apps from third parties -  As much as possible, download apps only from Play store for Android devices and App Store for i OS devices. Apps taken from third parties are often fake apps created by hackers.

Keep the phone close to you -  Physical access is the easiest way for a hacker to compromise your phone. Theft and one day attempt can cause your phone to be breached. If you can keep your phone with you, a hacker will have to work a lot harder to get into it. Use a strong password for your phone. It should be unpredictable.

Be careful with passwords – try to use different passwords for each account. It may not be possible to remember all passwords. So use a secure password manager like Kaspersky Password Manager. Gives you easy access and the protection you need.

Use a lost device tracking method - This service is provided by Google for free if you are an android device user. It just needs to be implemented. This means that if your phone is lost, you can track where it is right now from another device of yours.

Update all apps real time - Update all the apps used in the phone on time. Often, app updates are sent by the respective companies. It could be the app's security update. So it is your responsibility to update them on time. It also applies to operating system updates.


If your phone gets hacked, it is most likely due to your carelessness. So pay close attention to the points mentioned above. If your personal information gets leaked, it can even threaten your life. You should take care to protect your privacy.