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Wifi can make smartphones potentially vulnerable to hackers

11:18am UK, Monday October 17, 2011

The growing number of iPhones, BlackBerrys and other smartphones provide an opportunity for cyber criminals to steal your data.

More than four million people in the UK have been the victims of identity fraud, with wifi access meaning secret passwords stored on your devices are vulnerable.

Ethical hacker Jason Hart answers your questions on how to keep your smartphone safe.