Does someone have remote access to your phone? Can they access your cameras without you knowing, and see everything you do on the device? How would you know if they could?
There are hundreds of spyware apps that can be used to spy or track people without their knowledge. It's often called "Stalkerware". Sometimes these apps are targeted towards nervous parents who want to keep tabs on their children for their safety. But other times it’s a controlling domestic partner who installs the spyware.
Not only is Stalkerware an extreme violation of trust, but it's also incredibly dangerous, because the spyware company itself also gets access to all the sensitive information on the phone.
We dive into different types of stalkerware, how to detect it, and what to do if you find any on your device. We’ll also give some tips to beef up your phone security to prevent this stuff from being installed in the first place.
00:00 - Intro
00:56 - Types of Stalkerware
04:22 - How to Detect Stalkerware
06:11 - How to Protect Yourself
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