Cell Phone, Tablet Hacking Becoming More Prevalent

COLUMBIA – Our cell phones and tablets hold our most sensitive personal information. Sometimes they track more of our lives than we’re comfortable with.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Digital Forensics Unit examined 239 cell phones and 95 computers potentially hacked in 2014, and those are not the only hacking cases in mid-Missouri.

Private Investigator Melinda Kidder said she deals with phone hacks, most of them occurring within the victim’s home. “Just like in a murder case or an abduction, it’s usually someone they know who has gotten into their phone,” Kidder said.

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