Mobile phones form the basis of how we live and contain most of our important details. These includes banking to messaging and emails information. Therefore, given that the data is so sensitive, unauthorized personnel may interfere or access it, the likes of cybercriminals or people that are even close to us.
Phone hacking can include downloading of unknown spyware which may log in into the passwords and get your information. Also the malware that aims at exploiting the phone by sending unrequired data.
Checking the phone account; this involves getting premium never required. Malware may have affected the phone which makes the phone to send and receive texts while cybercriminals accesses revenue through that.
This can be prevented by sending stop to the number or call the cell carrier in order to stop it. Also, try to delete the apps that you may have installed before the phone started to texts.
Checking the apps that are in the phone; This may involve those apps that you never downloaded. The apps may have been introduced as a malware where their main aim is to take up the data of your phone.
Checking through the calling list; This may involve going through the calling list to see whether there is unknown person you may have received the phone from. These callers may tell you have won something for free. This maybe a track to hack your phone by recording your voice
Other ways may include logging into a public Wi-Fi that is unsecured. In order to do this, the phone must have been protected by a VPN otherwise somebody maybe spying on your connection and take your important information.