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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Lock Your Screen with a Password

We all misplace our phones. It’s a pretty basic piece of advice but an extra layer of protection ensures that it won’t be easy for someone to get into your phone if you lose it. Make sure to pick a password that’s difficult to guess. Celebrity phone hacker Chaney was able to get into high-profile accounts by searching for personal details online, like the name of a celeb’s pet or her favorite movie.

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