Tech Life Hacks: Guard your phone from malware

Being click-happy can increase the chances of your phone getting hacked, so pay attention when your phone starts to act up

Your mobile phone is your closest companion, the first thing you check when you wake up and the last thing you close before you sleep.

Your virtual life resides in it - details of friends, personal photographs, messages from beloved people, your banking app, passwords and more.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 01, 2019, with the headline 'Guard your phone from malware'. Print Edition | Subscribe