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Staying safe on the phone

Learn about how to identify phone scams and dangerous calls

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Smartphones have revolutionised a huge range of things, from social media to online shopping. With more than half of all internet use be done on phones, it’s imperative that you use the best internet security practices.


We want you to be able to detect a fraudulent phone call or text when you get it, as well as know the best way to look after your information when you’re using your phone. Some of it might seem intuitive – such as not giving out sensitive information somewhere that you can be overheard or watched. But some of it might not be so obvious, such as turning off your Wi-Fi when in a public place and submitting information online.

Read our guide to make sure you’re doing everything you can to stay safe while using your phone.