BBC News Review: Is your phone safe from hackers? reviews

July 3, 2022



Government crime prevention experts have warned that the rising number of gadgets being used by consumers puts them at a higher risk of being targeted by cyber criminals.

In a joint report, the National Crime Agency and the National Cyber Security Centre have warned that smartphones, watches, televisions and even fitness trackers could be used to access private data so that users can be held to ransom.

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  3. I'm being hacked😥

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  5. I neee to get the suitable to get what their talking about😁

  6. 1. The rise of technology has been making our lives more faster.
    2. hacking is helding the people to ransom.
    3. I am targeting learning English to my niece

  7. I haven't seen Jorjina and Sam for a while 🙁 and haven't seen Fin as well. Are they ok? They don't have troubles with covid 19 at all, do they?

  8. love the way you explain the meaning, Katherine <3

  9. Very useful, trank you very much

  10. I don't think my phone is safe from hackers. But there is no important information.

  11. Reply
    Jakkrapat Khiawdee July 3, 2022 at 3:10 pm

    1. The rise of hacker ransoms.
    A rise in cyber crimes!
    The rise of Donald Trump. He's very powerful!
    2. To hold someon for ransom. Give me some money or I'll lock your phone.
    3. Targeting smartphones, watches, and fitness trackers.
    To target the target

  12. Reply
    MATHS TUTORIALS JODHPUR July 3, 2022 at 3:10 pm

    i am targeting the exams which will be held after five months

  13. Reply
    MATHS TUTORIALS JODHPUR July 3, 2022 at 3:10 pm

    Rise of the internet will help us learn more significantly

  14. Reply
    Саша Серегин July 3, 2022 at 3:10 pm

    0:30 what accent is it?

  15. Thanx

  16. thanks alot

  17. Thanks for sharing.

  18. Reply
    Nhãn Hàng Thời Trang QO July 3, 2022 at 3:10 pm

    thanks [nt]

  19. I'm so glad to watch you and listen to you. I have some problems with my listening and pronunciation skills, so from now, I will follow you guys. Thank you for help us.

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  22. I like to see the video
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  25. Do we have to pronounce the T in the word OFTEN ? You pronounced it 3 times in the 3 first minutes. I thought this T was not to be pronounced.

  26. can BBC give video about english poem

  27. Reply
    Minh Thư Nguyễn July 3, 2022 at 3:10 pm

    Please make more videos about vocabulary used in newspaper, it will help us understand more when reading or listening on CNN, etc 🙂

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