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Lost your phone? Here's how you can make your mobile theft-proof

Losing a phone has become even more costly after the government's push for a cashless society

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Cashless Transactions

Sanjay Kumar Singh 



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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while pitching for cashless transactions, has coined a new phrase — your mobile is a bank. If you really want to use your mobile phone as a bank, remember the costs of losing it are much higher. Earlier, if you lost your mobile phone, there was the risk of misuse of personal data. Now, with most gadgets also carrying mobile wallet apps, there is the added risk of serious financial loss. A number of security solutions, available in the form of external security software or in-built into the phone, can help you track the device, lock it and minimise the probability of misuse.

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First Published: Mon, January 16 2017. 11:41 IST

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