Your smartphone knows!

Your smartphone knows!

 Are you one of the 9 out of 10 Australians who own a smartphone?

Have you ever considered just how much your smartphone knows about you? Have a look at the following list, you may find yourself surprised and maybe a little shocked.

 All the information you’ve given your apps

All the information you’ve given Google

Bank account information


Credit card numbers

Deleted files

All deleted files, including ones no longer in the recycle bin or trash, can be recovered

Every message you have sent

Everything you’ve told Siri

Your travel habits and location

Name and address


Phone calls

Recent files

Recently visited sites

Stores you visit and how long

Your mood

How far you have walked and where

 Consider the list, what can you do to protect yourself?

1. Audit your app permissions. The following instructions will guide you through this process.

 2. Audit your app permissions – go through each app and check your security permissions.

3. Delete saved passwords for apps and websites

4. Where possible, use two-factor authentication

 5. Check and disable location tracking if suitable

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