What are the best ways to find out who hacked my phone?

asked by Abdullah Malik
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6 solutions
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    #1Kaspersky Antivirus and Security

    Kaspersky Antivirus and Security

    A basic but worthwhile app. If you don't have time to configure complex features, the Kaspersky app it's all you need to protect your phone. 



    Free- with in-app purchases

    Julia King
    Written on February 14, 2018
    "This highly rated antivirus can help protect your phone, but you probably won't have much luck if your phone does get hacked. Hackers are very good at hiding their identities, so it's pretty hard for any one app to get around that."
  2. 7

    #2Lookout Security & Antivirus

    Lookout Security & Antivirus

    Lookout Security & Antivirus is a safety solution for mobile phones that helps users increase their security with its antivirus, wifi security connection, breach report, and many other features. It can also help users locate their phone.


    Android, iOS


    Andrew Ford
    Written on February 12, 2018
    "A good and easy to use security device to see who is attacking your device via wi-fi. It gives customized alerts in real time and alerts you to anything suspicious going on. It runs smoothly in the background and is a nice safety blanket. "
  3. 6

    #3Avast Mobile

    Avast Mobile

    Our favorite free malware app. You'll get malware protection and also full scans, privacy advisor, customizable blacklist, and many more features.


    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Julia Salazar
    Written on February 18, 2018
    "Okay, so I used Avast ten years ago, but deleted it when I discovered that it was actually tracking and recording my Internet usage. I don't know if this has changed, but probably not, since it is still free to download (who is paying for the free monitoring, hmmm?) and has many functions for tracing usage on your phone, which probably means that you are not the only one who can access that information. Being tracked may not bother some people, but if you don't like that, then think twice before engaging Avast."
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    #4McAfee Mobile Security

    McAfee Mobile Security

    McAfee Mobile Security is an app to protect your phone from harmful attacks. The app lets you locate your lost device and speed up your smartphone or tablet. It comes with military grade 256-bit encryption to protect user activity.


    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Shreyas Jhadav
    Written on February 20, 2018
    "McAfee Mobile security doesn't give you any way to find out who hacked your phone. It helped me find a lost phone, but it's totally clueless as to who hacked the thing."
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    #5Privacy Scanner

    Privacy Scanner

    Privacy Scanner is an app that provides free mobile spy protection for your smartphone. It allows you to see if you are being spied on by detecting parental control, surveillance apps, and more.




    Tammy Carr
    Written on February 21, 2018
    "This product works as intended. "
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    #6Have I been Pwned

    Have I been Pwned

    Have I been Pwned is a website where you can write your email account and it will tell you if it has been pirated. If so, it will be time to change your password. It also tells you the top sites where there have been security breaches.



    Karen Hopkins
    Written on February 20, 2018
    "You're reading about v2 of the API which is presently the current version and returns a significant amount of additional data over v1. You can still access the documentation for v1 which continues to be available in the form it was originally released in."


Best What are the best ways to find out who hacked my phone
1Kaspersky Antivirus and SecurityApps 9 Free
2Lookout Security & AntivirusApps 7 Free
3Avast MobileApps 6 Free
4McAfee Mobile SecurityApps 5 Free
5Privacy ScannerApps 4 Free
6Have I been PwnedWebsites 0 Free

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