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Printable information card: 5 Ways to Safeguard Your Mobile Device

This information card highlights a few tips for protecting your mobile device.

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Mobile devices can hold huge amounts of personal information.

Here are 5 ways to safeguard against loss, theft or threats, such as viruses and spyware:

  • Change default or factory passwords.
  • Avoid public hotspots for sensitive transactions.
  • Use automatic lock features, requiring a password, swipe pattern or PIN to open the device.
  • Only download apps from trusted sources.
  • Keep your devices, software and apps up-to-date.

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