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8 Ways to Prevent Smartphone Data Breaches

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Your phone is essentially a one-stop shop for your data and, if stolen or exposed to identity thieves, can compromise your identity and financial accounts. People are using smartphones for more of their digital needs, but even if you don’t use mobile banking or financial apps, your phone could store sensitive data from online shopping, social networking, games and more. An unsecured phone poses a major security risk that makes you vulnerable everywhere you go.

Justin J. Kumar, of Arlington Capital Management, offers a quick checklist of how to protect your data from identity thieves by securing your mobile phone:

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