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Apparently even the ABA has taken note of this....most clients find the app is on their phone after their phones start acting up. We just noticed an ABA article on this issue: http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/phone_apps_used_for_stalking_can_endanger_domestic_violence_victims_but_be
www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/carpenter-v-united-states-2/Carpenter v. United States. Holding: The government's acquisition of Timothy Carpenter's cell-site records from his wireless carriers was a Fourth Amendment search; the government did not obtain a warrant supported by probable cause before acquiring those records...
The slightly reassuring news is that it’s very difficult for someone to install stalkerware without having physical access to your phone or computer. It can’t be magically installed through the air or transported via a text message without you responding to it—modern-day OSes are too security-savvy to allow that to happen.
You might inadvertently install something you don’t want, whether stalkerware or a standard virus, by following a link in an email, so, as always, be very suspicious of links you get over email or social media. Avoid unknown senders and double-check files with known senders—particularly when sent unsolicited. Unfortunately, most stalkers out there probably won’t try this method for fear of giving the game away.