Complete Story


7 ways someone can hack your phone


Any American without a mobile device is in the minority. Only 3% of Americans don’t own a cellphone, the Pew Research Center says. Mobile devices play a central role in our daily tasks, as conduits for alarms, messaging, navigation and even grocery shopping.

They’ve come a long way from phones of the past. Tap or click here for 10 valuable tips and tricks hiding in your phone’s accessibility settings. However, there’s a downside to all its rapid growth: Criminals want a piece of the pie.

The RSA says 70% of online fraud is done through mobile platforms. A single fumble of your finger against a dangerous hyperlink could download malware that locks you out of your phone, so you must be careful. Here are seven ways cybercriminals try to break into your phone.


Printer-Friendly Version



The FRPA alert system distinguishes us from other groups by gathering and providing information to law enforcement, retailers AND financial institutions.

more information


Your electronic library to help in fighting financial fraud for all of our partners.

more information