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Is Someone Spying on Your Phone?

by on March 30, 2012
in Phones and Mobile, Cell Phones, Tips & How-Tos, Privacy :: 747 comments

[Editor's note 2/9/17: Since this article was written five years ago, many new phone hacking methods have been developed and/or discovered. We've created a new article to cover those various hacks in our new story: How to Tell if Your Phone Has Been Hacked. Please go there for the latest information. We're keeping this story active for the issues and useful advice contained in the comments.]

You probably know there are plenty of apps you can install on your smartphone to track its location in case it gets lost or stolen. Apple's “Find My iPhone” is one good one and many security apps, such as AVG Mobilation, can track down a phone in seconds.

But what if someone else is tracking you? Is there any chance your boss or spouse could be spying on everything you do on your phone?

It’s easy to do. Spy apps are plentiful and can imperceptibly track text and e-mail messages, location, Web sites you visit, who you call and what photos and videos you shoot. The problem is these apps are difficult to detect and run invisibly in the background.

I decided to track my son and installed an app on his phone called Phone Control by Laucass (free on Google Play). Of course, secretly intercepting electronic communications without the person's knowledge and consent is illegal, so I told my son I was doing it and that I’d only use it if I had good reason.

Every day I receive emails that indicate my son’s location as he’s using his phone out in the world. I can click on those links in my email to see via Google Maps where he is (although I very rarely do). I could also set up the app to send me data about everything else he’s doing on his phone, but that’s not something I personally need—or want—to do.

Signs your phone may have been compromised

Someone borrowed or took your phone

I had to have my son’s phone in hand to install Android Phone Control. Once activated, however, there’s no icon in the application launcher. The app shows up with the name “Android System” in the applications manager so it doesn’t look suspicious. If you think someone could do something like this when you’re not paying attention or asleep, secure your phone with a passcode that isn’t easy to guess.

(Editor's Note 9/26/12: To confirm you have the spyware and not a standard Android app by the same name, follow these steps to open the spy app (dial the phone number.)

(Editor's Note 8/28/13: See our in-depth study of mobile security apps for more detail on 9 of the most common spyware programs and how to detect them.)

(Editor's Note 12/16/14 (Josh Kirschner): In some of my comments below, I noted the unlikelihood of spying on iPhones that were not jailbroken. However, since many of those comments were made, certain holes were identified in iOS that exploit the iPhone's connection to trusted networks and devices to allow someone with access to the network or device to download significant amounts of personal data. Jailbreaking the iPhone was not required. Fortunately, those holes have been patched in iOS 8. For more information, see: http://www.zdziarski.com/blog/?p=3820]

Your phone is acting weirdly

Taking forever to shut off, lighting up for no reason, suddenly getting much shorter battery life or running hot when you’re not using it may indicate hidden processes are running in the background.

Your data usage skyrockets for no reason

This could be because your phone is checking in with someone else, using GPS and sending them text messages or emails that communicate where you are and what you’re doing.

What to do if you suspect your phone's being monitored

The best thing to do is perform a factory reset, which you can find as an option in your phone’s settings. Know, however, that in doing so you will lose all data stored on your phone, so back it up first.

If you’re using Apple iCloud or Android 4.0, items like your contacts, photos and music are automatically synced and saved in the cloud. But if you have an older phone, you’ll want to make sure to export your contacts before doing a factory reset. There are various ways to do this depending on what phone you’re using and which operating system it’s running. If you’re not sure, get help from your cellular provider; they can make sure to retain your contacts and other important data during a factory reset.

You'll then want to use a strong passcode to prevent unauthorized access to your device. For Android devices, you can also install an app, like AppNotifier (free on Google Play), that will email you when programs are loaded onto your phone.

(Editor's Note 9/26/12: See our updated recommendations for Android antimalware solutions)

(Editor's Note 8/28/13: See our in-depth study of mobile security apps for our latest recommendations on how to protect yourself.)

You'll then have to tackle the issue of who's doing the monitoring. Keep in mind that if your device was issued by your company or is authorized to access your company's email and other data services, you may have given your consent as part of your employment contract or when access was data access was granted.



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Simple Solution

From Kevin D. Murray on June 18, 2012 :: 9:21 am

“She just wants a phone to keep in her car for an emergency.” If this is the case, just have her discontinue her cell phone service. The phone will continue to be able to dial 911 at no charge, she will cut off the harasser, and save money. Just remember to recharge the phone once in a while.

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Some one is bugging my smart phone!

From Gred on January 13, 2019 :: 8:49 am

Does she know who it is? How long have they been bugging her phone?

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7 phones ruined

From Carol on June 18, 2012 :: 9:55 am

One solution, stop using phones for awhile.  Soon the creeper will get tired of keeping an eye on her, and if she doesn’t have a phone there’s nothing to spy on.  Give it a long time, say six months to a year, then try again.  The creeper will have moved on by then.

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Some one is bugging my smart phone!

From Paul on January 11, 2019 :: 8:31 pm

How about if you need your phone? How are you going to use it if you shut it off for a year?

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How is this possible?

From Joyce Dowling on June 18, 2012 :: 8:43 pm

My sister drove to another town to pick up a track phone from our Mother. It was left to her(my Mom)as part of a good friends estate.  My sister turned it on.After she had it on a few minutes the bars appeared that signaled he was in phone.By the time she drove 35 minutes home she could not reset the phone. The information in phone was changed. she had not entered her name or phone number on that phone.Is there a way that someone can physically track her?
I have run the malware scan on my PC when her IPhone said malware a month ago. I was loaded. It took a computer tech 1hour to clean it out, I now have protection. I run a scan every other day.
My sister does not own a computer that is why she had a smart phone.
I had blocked all her cell numbers from my phone so he could not call them as he had tried a couple times.
It is so bizarre but it seems all she has to do is tiuch a phone and suddenly this nut has access.

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It's not

From Suzanne Kantra on June 19, 2012 :: 11:00 am

What you’re describing just isn’t possible. I’m not sure if you’re misinterpreting something as normal as cell phone reception bars as a break in attempt or there’s another disconnect between what’s actually happening and your story, but it just isn’t adding up. I suggest your sister bring her phone into the carrier’s store so they can examine it and explain to her what’s going on.

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Geesh

From Me on December 03, 2014 :: 4:19 pm

How is everything not possible according to you? My husband & I are being hacked on our phones by his crazy son.. People have told me many things “aren’t possible”.. well, then how is it happening? Sprint says no one can hack our system.. yeah, of course, cause the white house was just attacked.. but sprint has much better fire walls right?  Was also told someone had to have your phone to install spyware in it.. nope again.. so instead of putting this girl down and telling her that her story isn’t adding up.. try living it!  Nothing makes sense.. but it’s happening.. makes you feel crazy.. then there is people like you.. that make you feel worse, say that they are lying, or making stuff up.. why would she? why would we? Hackers are obviously smart, they can do things most normal people wouldn’t think was even possible.. I wouldn’t until it actually happened to us.. so instead of putting this girl down, either help her, or don’t comment..
by the way.. how do you trace a person who hacked your phone? so we have concrete proof? any ideas on that one?

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My administrator at rental apt

From Elaina Hayes on April 10, 2019 :: 9:35 pm

My administrator at rental apt I live has hacked my device. I’ve went through 4 cells in 6 months, thinking I could start fresh but now that I’ve decided shivered this BOLD ACT OF VIOLATING MY PRIVACY , I’m collecting everything I need to prosecute. They’re even accessing my smart TV I’ve gotten for Xmas, private documents & records. I have absolutely nothing thats not being accessed.Police won’t do anything but suggest your unstable. We’re gonna see who’s unstable, and WHOS A FELON.  Good luck to you all. Wcve got to speak up. It’s much to easy for criminals to the law and go unpunished. GELP US OUT HERE GOOGLE???

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hacked

From scase on May 08, 2015 :: 12:39 am

This is the second time my phone is ben hacked or snooping going on I’m bringing it to police is there a way to prevent it from happening the third time I hard reset it bit I lost subscriptions and accoubts I don’t want to loose that money again any suggestions iwish I could face this thief

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think beyond the phone

From Bitch Thickums on June 22, 2015 :: 7:50 am

Option #1 Maybe some creeper planted secret cameras in the sister’s house and is having a ball pretending like he is in india and frequents chatroom, but really he is the landlord or the sick perverted cable guy who is watching all this go down.

Option #2 Maybe your sister has delusional disorder or psychosis and is imagining all this and needs medication.

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Some one is bugging my smart phone!

From John on January 13, 2019 :: 9:20 am

Put tape on the cameras! That way they can’t tape you and they won’t see what you’re your house looks like! Your camera on your phone could take a 3D picture of your house so put tape on the camera lens!

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INTAPPING

From Janet Curtis on January 08, 2018 :: 9:45 pm

We kn ow for sure that our niece is tapping moms cordless! she told US and we said we do not agee tobe recorded! but shes says i dont know how to remove it. like hell she doesnt shes a felon shes on paroll and we said w know the fds are recording our phone but she doesnt even use it for her calls the feds should be tracking her cell phones and the police wont even take it eriously in california and refuse to remove it! other officers said that is illegal and they Could go check on it and where it is and remove it even pres charges on her for doing it. so why cant anyone answer how to untap instead of how to find out who how to tap! geez its so hard to get the right answer who the hell will take this jerk back to jail and fine her and remove this crap shes done to my now isolated 91 yr old mom?

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Some one is bugging my smart phone!

From Paul on January 11, 2019 :: 8:21 pm

I don’t know who it is! I would like to get rid of them! They been bugging my phone for over 2 years! They texts words on my g mail messages! There on my phone 24 hours a day every day! How can I stop being rude? They texts stupid things about me or the president. They may be a bunch of Socialist Communist deep State Democrat criminals working for the NSA! They act like a bunch of jerks! And there so stupid they’re not supposed to be letting me know there bugging my phone!

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IT IS!

From Tania Tracy on May 07, 2019 :: 8:17 am

Take a look at Josh k. and Joyce’s pic’s. They’re basically the same. As is they’re unsupportive attitude to cry’s for help and guidance. Just saying ☠️

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This sounds all familiar to what I'm experiencing

From Hackervictimofaloser on December 14, 2013 :: 3:38 am

Every thing you have mentioned is possible cuz it’s happening to me also everything you have mentioned., ! The reason why he is able to keep hacking and tracking you. Cuz no matter what he had hacked all your main friends or etc that you keep in contact the most also. This works like a chain reaction. Once he hacked you, he was able to act like you using your phone number to contact your sister or friends to hack them also. Trust me this is going on with my moms phone also. He would push numbers in when I was on a automated message menu for businesses. Also done it to mine on a few phone when I was talking to a couple different women each time. He also had sent me a text from my friends number portraying to be my friend.  And would intercept my calls when I’m calling out or someone calling in to make the call not go though to the receiving end. But will still ring on the callers end.  So the guy that keeps getting yours or your sister’s new # it’s cuz she didn’t get a new phone and number ether or your friends. I’m dealing with the same thing all cuz this guys GF told me she was single and we had sex that night. And ever since then I’ve been being followed and my computers, iPad, iPhone, android and router been getting hacked into. My iPhones contacts already gotten deleted 3 times so far. And also data’s been missing, phone freezing up and all the other signs as mentioned in many post, from all over the internet and news, OF all the signs of a tracked & hacked victims phone.. And I’m sorry to say this to the OP Suzanne Kantra but I had lookout on it and a security, anti- virus app called trustR and he bypassed both and ever since he hacked it the first time my security, anti-virus app would not scan anymore. They don’t need your phone anymore. It’s possible with just a phone number now. So it ain’t just smartphones , Even a cheaply assurance wireless phones and the others that the states give to people on food stamps or assistance.

But lately I seen up at best-buy that they had a real security and virus software specifically for iPads, iPhones iPods, and iMacs for $80..

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I don't know who they are. But it could be the NSA! Yes!

From Mikewhat you want? Who are you? I didn't call you on January 13, 2019 :: 8:46 am

They freeze my phone to!

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stealth phone

From holiness1 on May 29, 2015 :: 11:58 am

One can purchase a refurbished Samsung G600 with stealth features on ebay.  One can also purchase an activated, roaming free anonymous SIM card on ebay.  These phones have dynamic IMEI amongst other features and are very secure.  If one has better means, an XCELL stealth phone can be purchased.  Your sister may, simply, be one of millions who are gang-stalked which means that the government is involved.

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Go off the grid

From Varesha on March 30, 2017 :: 11:04 am

Hi Joyce,
This actually might be a blessing in disguise. You and your sis go off the grid and live life like back in the 80’s. No wifi, no cellphones, no computers! Those were good days, everyone lived just fine without all this technology. Just get an old fashioned landline to call friends and a message machine. Keep the cell with no service for 911 like someone said if you want. You guys will have a better quality of life and this guy will disappear.

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IT IS POSSIBLE

From I.B. Stottlemyer on July 11, 2012 :: 7:16 pm

It happened to me. First if you google or search HACK,ANDROID,BLUETOOTH or HACK,iPHONE,BLUETOOTH you will see if you put your phone on wi-fi long enough for the goofball to get some malware on your phone, it hides in the simcard.  Factory resets don’t work because now he has your MEID, you MAC identifier and the places you go and the sites you hang out on.  Next the bluetooth is barking at your computers in your house.  Most people don’t secure their bluetooth interface and a connection is made slicker than ice on an alaskan bridge.  Now malware is on your laptop or home computer.  You get a brand new phone and the minute you go into your house or office, you are dead again.  It truely blows your mind.  I thought I was loosing mine.  How can I keep rebuilding windows after a low level format of the hard drive or even going to Best Buy and buying a brand new hard drive that is blank and doing an install in the woods on my laptop?  Simple, once the bluetooth phone spreads the virus or malware to your machine it boroughs into the bios chips.  This is where the software is located to start your computer bootstrap process.  Have you ever gone to HP or Toshiba or Lenovo and downloaded the latest bios?  Well if they can write to your read only memory chip so can the bad guys.  It wasn’t until I completely updated the bios chip on the mother board with a new bios did I get rid of the infection.  People this problem looked impossible to solve, but now that I know how it’s done it’s quite ingenious.  Start with researching the cell phone hack, then suspect your blue tooth and go and try to turn it off on your computers in your house.  If not, it is probably too late and your bios has been infected and so your computer keeps spreading the cheer to everyone and anything that will listen to bluetooth.  Bluetooth,very very bad….Secure it folks.  Stop this nonsense now.

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Possible, but very unlikely

From Josh Kirschner on July 17, 2012 :: 1:56 am

Fortunately, bluetooth hacking is not an issue anymore. All phones and laptops released over the last couple of years have updated bluetooth security that prevents pairing without the consent of the user.

According to security experts at Norton I spoke with, some of things that are described could theoretically happen, but the probability of them happening is extremely low. BIOS viruses generally have to be written to attack a specific hardware configuration, which makes them very inefficient to create and distribute. Not impossible, but also not something the average user should worry about.

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my phone is downloading all these wierd apps

From ryan on May 28, 2017 :: 11:34 am

my phone is acting completly bizarre. i cant even text on it and all these apps are popping up on it that i never even put on there and then some how my email got doubled. my internet was wiped out and someone downloaded google plus on it

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The NSA Is bugging every bodys phone!

From Paul on January 13, 2019 :: 9:12 am

They have been doing this for 2 years and 6 months to me! This is the 6 phone they did this to me! They turn the phone on and off a switch video movies on me! They make the phone go to other sites! They make the phone real hot very quickly! sometimes they shut the computer off on my phone typewriter and they won’t let me type anything! And it’s got to be the NSA they’re the only ones that can get a phones like that! And it doesn’t act like no virus. It acts like a person is on there, and I could tell they have different personalities! Because each of these jerks do different things on my phone!  I got one jerk that sent me a picture of him in back of there van jerking off to my picture he was looking at in the van! He downloaded it on my phone! In the van has tinted windows and it got a antenna on top of it! It was near my neighborhood, that’s the kind of vans the NSA drives around! But did you know they not supposed to let you know there bugging your phone? But these guys are stupid morons I like to tell there supervisor what they’re doing and get them fired! They’re a bunch of sick homosexual queers! And they think just cuz the Osama made homosexually not against the law they can do these kind of things!

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Deceit

From Susanne Bramblett on January 11, 2019 :: 7:37 pm

My brother has been to prison three times over his young adulthood, and is currently in the county jail. I feel like he is my shadow. He knows everything I do, everything I say and knows everyone I have ever talked to. We have had some problems throughout the years as all siblings do. I feel he goes above and beyond to manipulate the people in his life so that things work out for him the way he would see best. I love my brother, I am just concerned that I could allow that love to interfere with my better judgement and allow him to hurt me or my mom or even my 91 year old grandmother. He always gets what he wants. My grandmother has quite a savings to be left to my mother. She is 91, therefore it is safe to say that she has lived most of her life. She has always been very generous to her children and grandchildren, which includes me. I am becoming fearful that my brother may just be someone I don’t know anymore. He has been away at prison for the most of his adult life. I have recently seen him and had him involved in my life more as an adult than ever. He has been free for four years until his recent return to jail. I cannot help but wonder if prison has changed my little bro into someone I would rather to not know. My mother has recently had a stroke and has lost use of the left side of her body. I have to ask myself if this was due to health reasons or if someone has become money hungry and down right disgusting. I would hate to know that I were wrong and yet I would hate to know that I were right and had allowed him to hurt my mother. More so if there is any truth to any of this, I have to protect my mom and grandmother now as well. I hope this has made some sense to you and that you will have some information for me that could help me. I often feel like i am going crazy. Ok well hope to hear from you soon.

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My sons phone is under my email sence he is a child

From Denene Kargel on May 03, 2018 :: 5:54 am

Ok I am first going to say I am very sorry .. I am not very smart about this stuff..  I have a android and my son has this cheap android but very cheap… he loves it. Not much space .. he is 10. Problem he will be at my ex husbands house… his company is trash plan and simple… my child needs a phone that in a Situation he can get help..  I used my gmail account and set up my sons gmail account…. all my stuff shows up on his… I mean my ex couldgrab it and be like wonder what ur moms up to.  And find out. . Help.. I gotta get this fixed….

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Icon Picture

From Jennifer on July 16, 2012 :: 1:10 pm

Hi,
Can you describe what the icon looks like. I suspect my husband installed this in my phone. I’m not sure if it is what you’re describing. It is in the right location and it has the same name. I did reset the phone but it didn’t work.

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What Icon/name are you seeing

From Josh Kirschner on July 17, 2012 :: 1:58 am

What Icon/name are you seeing that concerns you?

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Droid Phone Control

From Jennifer on July 19, 2012 :: 4:09 am

Hi Josh,
I attached a link with the picture. Is this the Android phone control that Christina mentions above?

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maybe you can use a

From panper on July 15, 2014 :: 12:27 am

maybe you can use a spy app on your husband and then you can find what you are always confused.
There are lot of Keyloggers, you can try this for free.
http://download.cnet.com/Aobo-Keylogger-Free/3000-2162_4-76037890.html

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Quick question

From Sara on July 19, 2012 :: 1:37 am

If one knew of their spouse being sneaky and talking on one of the free talk and text apps is there any way to bug the phone to find out for sure!

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http://gyazo.com/aacd92df4c47b0d4afcae3d8a3f6b400

From Jennifer on July 19, 2012 :: 4:17 am

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Android Phone Control

From Jennifer on July 19, 2012 :: 4:58 am

Josh,
I found this icon in “manage applications” under the name of “Android System.” It looks like two connected gears. Can you confirm that this is what Christina is talking about?
Thanks!

http://gyazo.com/aacd92df4c47b0d4afcae3d8a3f6b400

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I see the same name/icon

From Josh Kirschner on July 19, 2012 :: 9:00 am

I see the same name/icon on my Android device, so looks normal. But to check if you have the specific spyware Christina was referring to, here is how to check by launching the application (dial the phone number): http://laucass.forumactif.org/t28-phone-control-faq-english.

Let me know what you find out.

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OMG!!!

From no thank on September 26, 2012 :: 9:06 pm

My phone has the Android System thing in the application manager!  How do i find out who is spying on me?? or when this was installed?  how do they monitor what i’m doing?  is the info sent via text or email to them?  do they log into a website to view what i’ve been up to?  WTH?!

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Did you confirm it's the spying app?

From Josh Kirschner on September 26, 2012 :: 10:06 pm

Did you follow the steps of the link I included above to confirm if you have the actual spying app or just the normal system icon?

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Try this

From Josh Kirschner on September 27, 2012 :: 10:28 am

To launch the application: use the phone dialer to dial 74283 and press the call button (as if you call number 74283). If the application launches, you know you have a problem.

Unfortunately, the application configuration enables the spy to change this code, so it’s not a guarantee that it will work. If you have doubts, the safest bet is to do a factory restore on your device.

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Is it the spying app or no?

From No Thank You on September 27, 2012 :: 10:56 am

I dialed the number you said, and nothing happened.  An automatic message from Verizon said the “feature update could not be completed”.  Does this mean that it is not the spying app?

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It doesn't necessarily mean the

From Josh Kirschner on September 27, 2012 :: 12:15 pm

It doesn’t necessarily mean the spy app isn’t there, since the person who installed it could have changed the code on install. However, unless you have some particular reason to think someone is spying on you, it’s highly unlikely that you have a problem.

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Some one is bugging my smart phone!

From Paul on January 11, 2019 :: 8:30 pm

They can bug your phone with a stingray from anywhere in the United States! Or other country is it computer that the NSA uses!

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Tried this link

From Kelly everett on December 13, 2016 :: 12:23 am

It would be nice if I spoke ax NY of the languages your link took me to! Wth

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Use this link for archive of Laucass site

From Josh Kirschner on December 13, 2016 :: 3:44 pm

The laucass site no longer exists. Use this link instead to get the archived version: http://web.archive.org/web/20130227053541/http://laucass.forumactif.org/t28-phone-control-faq-english

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Some one is bugging my smart phone!

From Paul on January 11, 2019 :: 8:27 pm

I don’t know who it is but there are some idoits bugging my phone! They have been doing this to me over 2 years now! I think it may be the NSA! THEY texts words and say rude things to me about the president and say stupid things about me too! If you can get rid of them and put a ended to them I would thank you!

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FOR EVERYONE!

From karma on April 20, 2019 :: 4:08 am

For some of you I can help. I have been through more than some coukd handle! Yes PEOPLE things like this happen! This world is corrupt. First things first DONT ever think this cant happen to you and DONT mock or judge the ones this has happened to. WE arent CRAZY! I dont care who replies to this and states anything- This worked for me. Also I changed to an iphone with high security through my phone company. on android save your contacts and pics to a flash drive or another device.I mabually wrote down all my contacts and just dealt with the loss of pics- up to you. Do a hard reset on your phone with the sim card installed- You can google how to do a hard reset per your model of phone. Then take out sim do another hard reset. Do not use the old sim card. BUY a new one, GOOGLE IS A HUGE PROBLEM FOR ANDROID. IN EVERY POSSIBLE WAY GOOGLE WILL MONITOR YOU. IN GOOGLE SETTINGS TURN OFF AND READ CAREFULLY DISCLAIMERS. ANOTHER OPTION IF YOU ARE BEING MIRRORED AND YOUR PHONE IS ACTING GOOFY. SETTINGS- ACCESSIBILITY- SWITCH CONTROL. MAKE SURE SWITCH CONTROL IS TURNED OFF. Reasons for new sim. The SIM CARD Could be bugged spy app coUld be installed or someone has gained access to your mac address and accessed your internet/wifi network I.D, router And phone I.P address. Buy a new router, or change all passwords and reset your router. I just bought a new router and requested a new modem feom my internet provider. again thats up to you. Finally always use a VPN from a reputable VPN sercice on all your devices all the time, Its 30 some dollars a year and well worth it. Thats all I got good luck

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Phone Hacking

From Dushyant Sarvaiya on July 19, 2012 :: 5:08 am

hi all, I am feeling that my boss has hacked my phone and is constantly viewing all I do over the phone.

Its a company phone so fine he may check my official company usage. But can he also check what websites I run and data I exchange on those website if my phone is connected with wifi??

Thanks

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Maybe

From Josh Kirschner on July 19, 2012 :: 10:07 am

It’s certainly possible that he or your company has installed software on your phone that can track what sites you visit. That would be the case whether you’re using cellular data or Wi-Fi. It’s possible that key-logging software would also allow them to track the data you’re sending, but that is much less likely. Since it is a company device, there’s probably nothing illegal about that. Though if it were to do more, such as capture video and/or sound through the camera without your knowledge, that may violate privacy/wiretapping laws. (lawyers, feel free to comment further)

As a general policy, it’s safest to assume that your company is tracking every site you visit on their devices/network and email you send through company accounts and act accordingly.

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Boyfriend Spying On Me!

From Ali on July 26, 2012 :: 7:08 pm

Ok… Not that I am defending myself, I am not doing anything wrong… however, if I can;t even have a conversation with my Mother,talkng about how much of a jerk he is, only to turn around and have my boyfriend come home all mad at me ( for no reason… hmmm ) my phones battery is completely drained after only an hour! Ugh! Please help!

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You don't have a tech problem.

From Suzanne Kantra on July 29, 2012 :: 10:15 am

You don’t have a tech problem, you have a boyfriend problem. Why would you stay in a relationship with so little trust and so much emotional abuse? Factory reset your phone and your relationship.

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help

From rob on July 29, 2012 :: 8:35 am

i factory reset my phone. i went back into my settings applications and running service and i still see android manager and i can’t press it or anything am i still compromised?

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Android manager is also the

From Suzanne Kantra on July 29, 2012 :: 10:12 am

Android manager is also the name of a normal Android process. To check if you have the specific spyware Christina was referring to, check to see if you can launch the spyware application by following these steps (dial the phone number): http://laucass.forumactif.org/t28-phone-control-faq-english.

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Tried this link

From Kelly on December 13, 2016 :: 12:17 am

Tapped on link for help and it’s not in english…none of them are wtheck?

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Site no longer exists

From Josh Kirschner on December 13, 2016 :: 3:43 pm

That site no longer exists. Use this link instead to get the archived version: http://web.archive.org/web/20130227053541/http://laucass.forumactif.org/t28-phone-control-faq-english

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