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Mobile devices - smartphones and tablets - are increasingly being used just like computers. We use them for online shopping, banking and socialising. They often have even more personal information on them than our home computers - images, videos, location markers of where you are and where you've been - but with much less security.

Your mobile device can be very vulnerable to cyber attacks or just traditional theft.

TOP TIPS: Protect your mobile devices

  • Make sure your mobile device is locked with a secure password
  • If you're using a WIFI network in a public place, make sure the connection ┬áis genuine and secure
  • Don't leave your Bluetooth on unless you are using it
  • Download a reputable and genuine anti-virus app

For more information on securing your mobile devices, please see Get Safe Online