Recently, spying software has become very popular. This is not surprising, as we all have smartphones that work like small computers. Besides, these devices have constant access to the Internet. Natural outcome of such capacities was the development of spying software, which transformed our phones into a whole pack of devices for controlling the person. A few decades ago, professional spies couldn’t even imagine the possibilities, which are now available to any mobile phone user.
Main goal of the mobile spyware
Nowadays, mobile spyware is not something extraordinary and hard-to-reach. For instance, there are a lot of spyware apps that work promptly unbeknownst to the smartphone owner.
Let’s find out what the phone-tracking app represent. You should know that this program has a mixed use. Thus, such applications can be applied both for monitoring your own smartphone and for controlling other person’s mobile device. In the majority of cases, this is an offence against a user whose device you monitor. But in isolated cases, such software can be installed on a legal basis. Spyware apps are really effective! There is a great variety of well-functioning versions of apps. You can choose between the cost-free and paid options.
Spying software that support cookie
Spyware can cause serious damage. In the best case scenario (such as using cookie to open the webpages without the need for re-entering your name/password), the risk is low. However, people who are very concerned about their privacy can’t admit the possibility of risk. That is why, they refuse to use any cookies. In the worst cases of outside intervention, mobile users can get seriously hurt.
Primary method of user identification on the webpage is built on the method of cookie file, related to this page. This approach enables you to detect the user returning to the webpage and bind him/her to the information he had entered earlier. As a rule, it is comfortable for the persons who deliberately agree to give information about themselves, regarding the risk associated with such activities as minor. This feature makes it possible to instantly provide personalized services.
Common cookie-based identification is rarely seen as a kind of espionage. Nevertheless, certain users consider it dangerous because of to the opportunity of user authentication and saving his/her personal data on the webpage.
Promotion agencies make arrangements with the affiliate sites regarding the incorporation of links to the spyware servers. Such file make you Internet browser move to the spyware server that in turn attempts to detect specific cookie on the user’s PC. If the computer can’t identify it, you must create a new file comprising GUID to detect the user as he/she visits any affiliate website. The drawing demonstrates the process of data sharing between the user’s PC, spyware server and affiliate site.
GUID unambiguously identifies a user, while a spyware server binds all the relevant data to it. It tracks the user activities and records any data he/she shares with the partner site. If the user enters any personal data, spyware server can store+ it by linking it to the globally unique identifier.