Nowadays society is becoming an information-based due to the technological progress and informatization. Moreover, the rapid development of cell phone technologies has provoked the situation when hacking the mobile phones is in great demand now. Today all necessary and important information is stored on tablets or cell phones. So many users worry if someone is able to get remote access to their devices. Technology geeks can get access to your device on the one hand, and your parents or significant other can do that on the other hand. It has become possible thanks to numerous cell spy apps and even using WiFi networks.
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It’s as simple to get access to a mobile phone (Android or IOS) as to any other computer. There are so many ways to hack your device. And getting access to the devices, through WiFi is one the most widely used methods. You should always be on the alert using WiFi networks that are not familiar. Nowadays one shouldn’t be a genius to get access to someone’s device. Google search will give all necessary details about all you need to know to hack the device.
How to protect your phone from being hacked
There are several important things and vulnerabilities in the software that hackers usually use to hack your cell device.
And you should remember them and take precautions that can ensure your safety:
- Be extremely careful using Wireless networks. In fact, you should be cautious using networks, especially free networks. Hackers usually apply social engineering: they can present pages or objects that seem to be legit and trustful. After accessing your information, they can deploy it even after you logged off the network;
- Use strong passwords, enable password protection and never apply the option ‘remember my password’;
- Watch carefully what software you install on your phone and what sites you visit;
- Always turn off WiFi when you don’t actively use it.
So there is a real risk that your phone will be hacked. The hack can occur over free networks in stores, parks, coffee shops, etc. And you should understand that using free WiFi puts your phone at risk to be hacked.