If You Got a New Smartphone Over The Holidays, Here Are Some Security Issues to Think About

If you got a new smartphone over the holidays, you’ve probably figured out how to use it by now.  The next thing to worry about is security.  The good news is that wireless providers are working to fortify their phones against attacks, as explained in this Wall Street Journal article.

There are some personal actions you should consider as well:

  1. Set a password and make it a strong one.
  2. Keep current on your updates.
  3. Think of your phone like your computer when it comes to security.
  4. Make sure you know how to remotely lock and wipe your phone if it is lost or stolen.

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