Malware Symptoms On Your Smartphone

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Published
Dec 09 2021

Hindustan Times

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Do you suspect your phone to be infected with malware?

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Here are some signs that may indicate that your phone has been infected with malware

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Overheating

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Even if you haven't used it much, your phone is hot to the touch. It could be a warning that someone has taken control of your phone and is abusing its capabilities

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Quick data exhaustion

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Your data is running out too quickly, or your phone bill is increasing despite no change in your behaviour may hint towards it being infected

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Intrusive ads

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This could be a sign that your phone is infected with adware. Adware can infect the phone with harmful viruses as well as display unwanted adverts

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Spam messages

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Your phone is sending spam messages to the people on your contact list. The risk is that, while your phone is already infected, these spam texts may infect their phones as well

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