Cyber security experts warn of smartphone hacks

CLEVELAND — Cyber security experts are on high alert after a surge in hacks and malware have been reported on smartphones across the United States.

According to national data, four million households have been victims of some sort of account fraud with 58% of that happening within the last year.

Experts say hackers have shifted away from computers and are now laser-focused on cell phones.

“This is your everything. It’s how I get everywhere. It’s how I know what time it is!” said Alivia Wheeler.

Cleveland State University student and Northwest Ohio native Wheeler says her cell phone is a