A ‘stalkerware’ app leaked phone data from thousands of victims
Zack Whittaker reports:
A spyware app designed to “monitor everything” on a victim’s phone has been secretly installed on thousands of phones.
The app, KidsGuard, claims it can “access all the information” on a target device, including its real-time location, text messages, browser history, access to its photos, videos and app activities, and recordings of phone calls.
But a misconfigured server meant the app was also spilling out the secretly uploaded contents of victims’ devices to the internet.
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