In the past year, the customer base of spyware in the UK has doubled.
Over the years, the use of stalking software has become an increasingly serious problem. These are spyware secretly installed on computers and mobile devices, but they are not typical cyber attackers, but people who are often referred to as friends, jealous partners, or even people who do not accept the termination of a relationship.
Tracking software that can be used by anyone on the Internet behaves like classic spyware: among other things, they may be able to record the sites visited by the victim, check their geographic location, access their mobile phone logs and messages, take screenshots, Record keystrokes.
Avast is a security company according to Since the closure of the corona virus, stalker abuse in the UK has almost doubled, an increase of 93%.
To prevent the installation of spyware, the company recommends that everyone lock their device with a password, PIN or fingerprint so that people with physical access cannot secretly install tracker software on it. Anyone suspected of being a victim can try to install well-known antivirus software, which can efficiently detect and remove spyware.
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