Digital thieves have a playbook for stealing your sensitive data.

Digital thieves have a playbook for stealing your sensitive data. A software security firm spells it out.

Avira, a company that provides antivirus and Internet security software, has published a concise but informative 5 step guide to mobile theft explaining the how and why of malware getting inside your mobile device.

The five-step strategy is pretty simple but effective, according to Avira.

Effective because, one, some malicious software slips by filters at reputable online stores and, two, people are always looking for free stuff, Alexander Vukcevic, head of virus lab for Avira, told Fox News.
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