By Atharv Sharma
Published Apr 07, 2022

Tech

Hindustan Times

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Ways To Check If Android Phone Is Hacked

Due to fewer security protections than iOS, Android smartphones are more vulnerable to hacking attacks

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Here are some ways to determine whether your Android smartphone has been hacked

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Poor Battery Life

Many processes can be operating in the background on a compromised phone. The infected gadget will use up more battery, lowering the battery's efficiency

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Unwanted App Installs

Apps or websites that are malicious can install an application on your phone and communicate sensitive data to a third party

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Unusually High Data Usage

It is possible that your phone is transferring your personal information to a third party via an app that's always interacting with cybercriminals leading to high data usage

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Phone Keeps Crashing

Android phones infected with viruses may function erratically, with apps opening for no apparent reason, or becoming slow or crashing frequently

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