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From family photos to work emails to bank accounts to health stats, you have a world of personal information at your fingertips. As such, the last thing you want is your smartphone – and all of your data – falling into the wrong hands. But a new, extremely subtle scam could do this to you.

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There’s one accessory that all smartphone owners have – and share – from time to time. In fact, you probably wouldn’t think twice about using a friend’s or even a stranger’s if they offered it to you. And furthermore, you might find free ones to use at coffee shops, airports, shopping malls and other communal spots.

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