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How to Stay Safe: Android Phones Can Be Hacked in 10 Seconds

Hackers can access the contents of your Android phone within seconds. Here’s how to stay safe.

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Android phones are increasingly being hacked globally. Hackers can get access to the contents of your phone within
seconds. (Photo: iStock)

“With great power comes great responsibility”. We all loved Uncle Ben’s advice to a young Peter Parker before he became Spiderman. But in this case, the context is your smartphone. Android phones that make up almost 95 percent of the smartphone market share in India, are nothing short of supercomputers in our hands.

Digital security is an individual’s
responsibility. Always ensure your devices are secure. (GIF Courtesy: <a href="http://giphy.com/gifs/MCZ39lz83o5lC">GIPHY</a>)
Digital security is an individual’s responsibility. Always ensure your devices are secure. (GIF Courtesy: GIPHY)

While it doesn’t take much effort for miscreants and hackers to gain access to your personal data by hacking your Android smartphones, there are steps you can take to mitigate the risk.

Key steps to keep your Android Phone
secure. (Graphic: <b>The Quint</b>)
Key steps to keep your Android Phone secure. (Graphic: The Quint)
Key steps to keep your Android Phone secure. (Graphic: <b>The Quint</b>)
Key steps to keep your Android Phone secure. (Graphic: The Quint)

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