60% fear­ful over phone de­tails leak

Irish Daily Mirror - - NEWS -

A TO­TAL of 60% of peo­ple fear hav­ing per­sonal de­tails leaked from their smart­phone, it was re­vealed yes­ter­day.

Around two-fifths said they worry their Smart TV could be lis­ten­ing in on their con­ver­sa­tions.

And 28% are con­cerned an em­bar­rass­ing tweet could be outed.

A spokesman for Cur­rys PC World and Car­phone Ware­house said: “Con­sumers un­der­stand the valu­able data they carry around and the value of be­ing savvy when it comes to so­cial me­dia.

“But it is easy to ad­dress most of these is­sues and pro­tect your­self from los­ing per­sonal data.”

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