Monitoring-Tool:Android/GpsSpy.A

Classification

Riskware

Monitoring-Tool

Android

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Summary

GpsSpy.A is a monitoring tool that tracks the location of a device in which it was installed on.

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Automatic action

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Technical Details

GpsSpy.A is a monitoring tool developed by Maxicom. It can be used to track the location of a mobile device in which it was installed on.

While apps with such behavior may be legitimately used by the device's authorized user, they are classified by security programs as riskware because in the hands of unauthorized users, they can also be used to cause damage to the user's data or the device.

If you are confident that you are aware of the risks involved in using the program and consent to its use, you may choose to keep it installed on your device.

Date Created: 2012-08-16 00:00:00.0

Date Last Modified: 2012-08-16 00:00:00.0