Your passwords could be stolen remotely – think over the shoulder with a digital recording sniper scope… or off reflections.
It’s certainly already been available to government agents for years now, but it’s almost more powerful out int he wild. It is only going to get harder and more inconvenient to access your device given the steps that need sto be taken to protect yourself from something like this. You may think it’s a little far fetched but as these devices hold more and more important / personal / financial information about us, getting full access to them is well worth the effort. With the right phone one could adopt an identity, set a trap for additional identify information, send cash, purchase, and transfer assets.
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