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Is Mobile Phone Hacking just a Rupert Murdoch thing? Or is it More Prevalent

Is Mobile Phone Hacking just a Rupert Murdoch thing? Or is it More Prevalent

It’s 2012 and with every new year comes new challenges in technology. For some time now it’s been the security of your personal information. Serious hackers and cyber attackers are developing more ways to access you emails, your cell phones and now your tablets and portable devices.

Here are some of the top reasons people are hacking into and spying on people’s phones.

  • Cheating Spouse or Partner
  • Competitor
  • Stalking
  • Stealing of Intellectual Property

Be aware that new cell phone technology can be delivered through:

  • websites
  • text messages with a link
  • emails with a link

The attacks can possibly be from someone you may or may not already be familiar with. What any criminal is looking for is quick access to your personal information. So always beware of what is delivered to you and by whom.

These new technologies can:

  • Steal Your Emails, Documents and Passwords
  • See your Browsing History
  • Turn your phone into a listening device
  • Take Pictures or Video of You.
  • Turns your phone into a GPS tracking device.

Even though most people have no idea until it’s too late that their phone or emails have been compromised, there is still something you can do about it.  Prevent it! Pay attention now ,to details like these ,and you will save yourself a lot of time, money and headaches.

While the Rupert Murdoch case is garnering a lot of attention we are seeing these types of cases on a daily basis. Realize that you do not have to be famous for this to happen to you. It’s much easier for these cyber criminals to fool the average person than to go for a big name target-although some like a challenge…