How To Protect Your Cell Phone from Hackers

Celebs like Scarlett Johansson and Mila Kunis aren't the only ones whose phones are at risk of being hacked. Secure your phone with these simple tips and tricks (13 Photos)

Sadia Latifi on Oct 18, 2011 at 3:55PM

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How To Protect Your Cell Phone from Hackers

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Don't Click on Suspicious or Unfamiliar Text Message Links

Just like over e-mail, spammers use text messages to install malicious software and steal your information. Even if you recognize the person sending the message, remain cautious. Your friend may have had her phone stolen. Never give account information of any kind to anyone over text message.

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