If the idea of your phone being broken into terrifies you, read on. This happens to people every day on their phones and computers and the results can be devastating. Private information and photos can be shared publicly, or banking information can be attained and victims can lose their life savings in the blink of an eye. While there are beneficial uses for hacking when it is done for safety and intelligence purposes, more often than not, hackers have sinister motives. Here are ten things you need to know about hacking to protect yourself from it.
Out of Luck
The chances of you recovering any funds lost in a hack are only an estimated 32%.
Hacking is Becoming More Prevalent
Incidents of hacking have increased by 176% between 2010 and 2015.