The Lost Smartphone: An ID Thief’s Dream

Where’s your smartphone? Did it fall out of your pocket or did you leave in that rental car?

If you did those cameraphone photos from the bachelor party might be the least of your worries. With a wealth of personal information and possible application links to things like your bank accounts and your personal schedule, today’s smartphones offer lots of data that would be valuable to an ID thief.

So what can you do to protect your data? Add-on applications like tenCube’s WaveSecure can protect your phone even when it’s out of your hands. Take a look at my latest piece in PC World for more information. And let me know what you think.

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