Some signs that your cell phone may be hacked include:

  • Unfamiliar or unexpected text messages or phone calls
  • Unusual or increased data usage
  • Unexpected charges on your phone bill
  • Battery drain or overheating
  • Slow performance
  • Unusual or unexpected pop-up ads
  • Programs or apps that open or run on their own
  • The appearance of new apps or programs that you did not install
  • The sudden loss of contact or call history

It’s important to take action if you suspect that your phone has been hacked. Reset all your passwords and enable 2FA. However, it’s also important to understand that the process of identifying and resolving a hack can be complex, and it’s not always easy to determine how the hack occurred or what personal information may have been compromised. In these cases, it may be beneficial to hire a professional cyber investigator.

A professional cyber investigator has the expertise and tools to thoroughly investigate a hack and determine the extent of the damage. They can also help you understand how the hack occurred and what steps you can take to prevent it from happening again in the future.