Monitoring-Tool:Android/GpsSpyTracker.A

Classification

Riskware

Monitoring-Tool

Android

GpsSpyTracker.A

Summary

GpsSpyTracker.A is a location tracking tool that performs its tracking function using a specific key and an email address assigned to a particular device.

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Technical Details

GpsSpyTracker.A is a location tracking tool that performs its tracking function using a specific key and an email address assigned to a particular device. Once activated, it tracks the device's location every 15 minutes. It displays the current location on a map and keeps the location history in a local file.

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: 2013-03-05 00:00:00.0

Date Last Modified: 2013-03-05 00:00:00.0