Danger of phone web history
A stolen phone can make it very easy to commit identity theft if the phone contains personal information and a web browser history, a life assistance company has warned.
Web histories can reveal a lot about an individual, allowing easier access to their persona.
A study by CPP revealed that over a fifth of the adult UK population has either lost a phone or had one stolen, and a quarter have found a mobile phone.
While the research also showed that 92 per cent said they had returned the item to its owner, CPP warned that a thief could run up a phone bill of over £1,000 in just 12 hours.
And the web history creates an even greater danger.
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