Hackers Show How Easy It Is to Break Into Smartphones

A group of hackers showed CBS’ 60 Minutes how vulnerable our personal information is.

Think cybersecurity isn’t a big deal for you or your security business? Think again.

As 60 Minutes documented, there are hackers out there that can gain access to your cell phone, which contains any number of valuable information that is connected through the Internet of Things. People’s smartphones not only contain their text messages and pictures they’ve taken, but also sensitive information such as credit card information, business E-mails, etc.

Watch the video below to see how hackers infiltrate smartphones — including in a demonstration with Representative Ted Lieu from California — and why if you’re not concerned with securing the technologies you use, you really should be.

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