Smartphone theft is a common phenomenon that affects millions of users around the world every year. According to a report by Consumer Reports, thieves stole about 3 million smartphones in 2013 in the United States alone. According to another report by Lookout, about 7% of smartphone users worldwide lost their device due to theft or misplacement in 2014.
Smartphone theft can have serious consequences for users who store sensitive contacts on their device. According to a survey by McAfee, about 50% of smartphone users do not password-protect their device. This means that anyone who steals or finds their device can access their personal and professional data, including their contacts.
According to another survey by Norton, about 36% of smartphone users store sensitive information on their device, such as bank account details, passwords or confidential documents. Among them, about 10% store information related to their work, such as contacts, emails or projects. This means that smartphone theft can expose users to identity theft, fraud, blackmail or sabotage.
According to a study by Kaspersky Lab, about 28% of smartphone users have experienced data loss due to theft, loss or damage of their device. Among them, about 11% have lost contacts, 10% have lost photos and 7% have lost messages. This means that smartphone theft can cause users to lose valuable or irreplaceable data.
Smartphone theft is therefore a serious problem that affects many users who store sensitive contacts on their device. It can cause them to lose their privacy, security and data.
EviCall NFC HSM technology can prevent the consequences of smartphone theft by providing phone contact protection. It allows you to store and manage your phone numbers in a secure device independent of the smartphone. Thus, in case of theft of the smartphone, the contacts are not accessible to thieves. Moreover, it allows you to erase automatically digital traces of calls and SMS, which prevents these communications from being traced or disclosed. Finally, it allows you to control your communications and choose who you want to share your information with.
This technology can protect your phone contact privacy!