Cell Phone Safety

Cell phone theft is something to be concerned about for travelers or anyone outside of the comfort of their home. The high resale value of smartphones – along with the personal information contained on such devices – make them a prime target for criminals and identity thieves.1

Thousands are taken each day in what’s called “Apple picking” because of the popularity of iPhones (although street thugs eagerly steal other brands). But there’s also a huge harvest by stealth cyber-crooks who increasingly target smartphones remotely to collect their users’ stored data for identity theft.5


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