Sign in
Download Opera News App

Digital Technology

 

Consumer Electronics

 

GPS Navigation

How To Know If Someone Is Tracking Your Location Or Monitoring Your Phone calls and Messages.

Do you believe your phone is being monitored? It's a distinct possibility. Millions of people use monitoring software to snoop on their family and friends, aside from bothersome hackers who are always chasing your personal information.


Your location is being tracked.

At the network level, someone may trace your device. This might be your service provider or a hacker who has gained access to the network. It is impossible to identify network-level tracking. Furthermore, your phone's inherent GPS could be used to track your movements. Many spyware apps that log your phone's latitudinal and longitudinal coordinates make this possible. The data is subsequently sent to a server, which then sends it to the hacker.


WiFi-based tracking


WiFi can also be used to track your phone, which is especially useful if you frequently use public WiFi networks. IMSI catchers and other hacking devices can intercept all data sent from or received on your phone.


How can you tell if your phone is being followed?

If your phone has been hacked, you may notice that it starts acting abnormally.


1. For example, there could be frequent slowdowns.

It's possible that the phone will crash from time to time. Even while not in use, it may light up and produce unusual noises.


2. The phone's battery is likely to run out or overheat soon.

Spyware applications need a lot of resources. They are always running in the background and consume a significant amount of electricity. It's possible that a spyware program is consuming your battery too quickly or heating it up in an unusual way.


3. Odd noises and beeps during phone conversations.

It's possible that your phone is being monitored if you hear strange noises and beeps while on the phone. You should be on the alert for tracking apps that masquerade as harmless games or entertainment apps.


Thanks for reading.


Please do well to let us know what you think about this in the comments section and also don't forget to like follow and share for more interesting tips like this.

Content created and supplied by: Pencils_of_the_creator (via Opera News )

COMMENTS

Load app to read more comments