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#1 Re.Martino

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 03:08 AM

I have a problem of spyware. I found spyware with name InnovaSpy at Innovaspy.com. It can steal data such as calls logs, photo, SMS, GPS, Contact ... and it sent to the computer. I want to know that can it be installed on the computer? if it is installed on the computer, can it steal the data on the computer? Sorry for the stupid question because I do not know much about spyware.
And spyware is a virus, is not it? i can destroy it in any way?

 



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Posted 12 May 2013 - 05:23 AM

Hello -

I am aware of this "program", and that is "Spyware", but it can be used legally by some people.

 

Can you please tell me if your computer, Ipad, or your phone is infected ?

Or are you just seeking further information about this infection / program ?

 

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Posted 13 May 2013 - 12:42 PM

From Innovaspy:

InnovaSpy is an undetectable spying app allows you remote access to the information on Android phone or tablet from any web browser. GPS tracking, Call recording, SMS tracking and more with our Android spy app. Find the truth about your employees or family members. Designed to provide parents the tools they need in order to extend their parenting into the mobile world today's kids & teens are immersed in. InnovaSPY is a cell phone tracking and monitoring software for iPhone and Android smartphones and tablets. Once installed on the device you will be able to monitor and record all calls made and received, real time GPS location of the mobile phone, track and record text messages (SMS), have access to the entire contacts list and media files stored on the cell phone and much more. The InnovaSPY application satisfies all needs for monitoring, tracking, protecting and backing up the data of any smartphone.

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As noknojon advises, these types of program can have legitimate uses in contexts where an authorized user, business IT tech or administrator has knowingly installed them. Even a parent may use them to monitor their children's activities as this particular program is intended for.

However, many monitoring programs are often detected by anti-virus and anti-malware software as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) due to their potential for being misused by others.


I do not know much about spyware. And spyware is a virus, is not it?

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