Be afraid

Losing your phone has always been a massive downer. Not only do you have to get a new phone - unless you've got overpriced insurance - but you risk your phone getting used to make a load of premium-rate calls out of spite.

But in the age of the smartphone, losing your phone is a high-risk business. Think for a second about all the data on your phone - your email password is stored, your web passwords...

A terrifying new video shows how quickly this info can be sucked out of a lost iPhone by hackers.

Scary, huh? And there's not much you can do about it except, if you've got a recent model of iPhone, use the 'Find my iPhone' remote-wipe function to clear out all the info. And, well, keep checking your pocket when you're drunk...

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