7 Spyware Apps with Over 130,000 Installation Found on Google Play

From gbhackers.com

Stalkerware Apps

Google has removed 7 Stalkerware Apps from Google play that secretly spy on other users. The commercial versions of spyware apps known as stalkerware.

These stalkerware apps allow users to spy on employees, romantic partners, kids, and other users. This can be done by simply installing those apps on the targeted device and to grant access to personal data.

After installation, the apps prompt to the person who installed the app asking Email address and password, once it provided the app is sent there.

Security researchers from Avast observed 7 such apps on Google play likely to be developed by Russian developers that stalk people.

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