Spy Phones: The Good and the Bad

Phone spy software, as the name defines, is software that can be installed discretely on a phone, and then without the owner’s knowledge, the software sits in the backend and monitors each and every phone activity that goes on. This means that the software on the victim’s phone can send all information to another cellphone or a computer and the information can include text messages, internet chatting scripts, emails, call records, phone books and so on and so forth. Some phone spy software’s can even be set to alert the spy that the victim has received a call from a particular number or from a particular area. Most spy phone software’s come in the guise of other things, and are usually called malware or spyware but then there are legitimate companies who make these software’s and release them for the general public. The spy phone software’s from such companies are generally of good quality and have a reputation.

Most phone spy software operates in stealth mode. This means that after a minor few minutes installation, the software sits in the back of the victim’s phone and then works quietly and in most cases the victim is unable to find out that such software is actually monitoring each and every conversation that is happening over that phone instrument. Not only that, many phone spy software can actually broadcast a victim’s location and that too, extremely accurately. Most probably, as a person reading this article, you are thinking that this could be dangerous. Well yes! Sure spy phone software can be dangerous, but then it can be extremely useful as well. It actually all depends upon how and why a person is trying to use spy phone software and is it legitimate and legal?

For a worried parent, looking to care about their child and to ensure that the child doesn’t fall into wrong company, using phone spy software is perfectly legal, because it is well known that parents are always extremely worried about the company that their child is in during his / her youth and childhood days. At the same time, the usage of a spy phone software is perfectly legal and in fact, emotionally important to someone who feels that their spouse / partner is cheating on them and has been doing the same for quite a while. These software’s are also very important to, military agencies like the army, who are trying to break into terrorist gangs and find out more information about them. At the same time, there are disadvantages also.

Terrorists can actually use this software to send messages across to their counterparts in various parts of the world or they can use such software’s to block any security software’s that the army and the law may be trying to put on their phones. Terrorists as well as hackers can also use spy phone software’s to extract critically sensitive information and then they use this information to their best benefits.