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11 security apps that'll keep your phone private

The digital world is a scary place, haunted by the virtual equivalents of boogeymen (hackers) and things that go bump in the night (GCHQ, FBI).

Even the likes of Mark Zuckerberg aren't safe from security breaches - particularly if you're using the same password for multiple accounts (the numpty). 

Should you wish to keep your phone and its data safe from such horrors, you might wish to employ the skills of those apps specialising in encryption, protection and generally telling nosey sorts to "Bugger off".



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