Signs your iPhone or Android is ‘infected’

By: QuotesDp

Hackers are constantly looking for new ways to infiltrate our devices and steal the large treasure trove of data we hold on them.

Though they’re not always definite, if you sense something isn’t right about your iPhone or Android device, these may well be the clues to look out for.

If apps are taking longer than expected to load, this could mean that you’ve been hacked.

1. Sluggish smartphone performance

Smartphone batteries do drain faster with time. But if it’s happening suddenly, it could point towards malware.

2. Battery draining quickly

If you’ve noticed your data is being consumed far too quickly, this can also be a sign.

3. Data being used up

If you’ve had an unexplained bill change, this is a red flag.

4. Bill changes

Pop-ups are fairly standard on web browsers. But when they start appearing far too frequently at various points, it may mean you’ve been infected

5. Pop-ups

A smartphone that overheats may exposed to the Sun too much. But it can also be an indication that some malware is getting to work

6. Overheating

Download a reliable antivirus app and run a scan.

What to do if you suspect your phone is being hacked

If the problem persists, the last resort may be to factory reset your phone