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Your Mobile Phone Is Spying On You

June 19, 2020
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Mobile phones are part of everyday life for many people. Smartphones include multiple microphones and cameras to absorb and transmit audio and video. These tools have many uses, but they are also useful for people who do not have your best interest at heart. People should have the right to privacy on their mobile phones, but they cannot expect it. As reported on  the Cyber Security Intelligence website, governments, companies and cyber criminals can obtain and use your data.

As Edward Snowden revealed, intelligence agencies are spying on their citizens and you don't have to be a security risk. Facebook has been sending ads to people based on conversations when their phone was in the room.  Mobile carriers are using identity codes to determine users' movements. No individual with a smartphone is exempt from surveillance.

Government agencies and tech companies have taken actions to secure users' privacy, but not enough has been done. A brand new mobile phone comes with pre-installed spyware. Malware and backdoors are often pre-installed. Phones may have invisible apps that can obtain admin