What are the best resources for knowing if someone is on my phone?

asked by Nole Yougo
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    #1Five Signs Your Android Device is Infected With Malware

    Five Signs Your Android Device is Infected With Malware

    Five Signs Your Android Device is Infected With Malware is an article on the PCMag website that lists the five most common symptoms that might indicate a malware infection on your mobile device. 

    Websites

    Free

    Ruth Patel
    Written on December 29, 2017
    "Five Signs Your Android Device is Infected With Malware was really informative for when I worried that my phone had been compromised. With the information, I was able to comfortably ascertain that my phone was in fact fine and take measures to be sure that it stays that way."
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    #2[TUTORIAL] How to tell if your phone or tablet has a virus

    [TUTORIAL] How to tell if your phone or tablet has a virus

    How to tell if your phone or tablet has a virus is an article on the Kim Komando website that tells you what to look for on your phone to detect if it's been infected by virus or malware, and then how to get rid of a virus on an Android device, and how to remove a virus on an iOS device.

    Articles

    Free

    Russell Scott
    Written on December 30, 2017
    "Unfortunately this website did not address my need to track users of my phone remotely. Although the virus and malware removal tips are useful, they are not applicable to my need."
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    #3mSpy

    mSpy
    mSpy is an application for legal monitoring purposes. It allows users to keep track of computers and mobile devices. This is ideal for homes to protect family members or an office set up for observing employees.
    Apps

    Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

    $26.99- Varies by plan

    George Carlson
    Written on January 9, 2018
    "Instead of using it for spying, it is more like a parental control app for your kids computer usage. The app does a good job but it is extremely expensive compared to its competitors in the market. There are even free apps who does the same job."
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    #4Check your Apple ID device list to see where you‘re signed in

    Check your Apple ID device list to see where you‘re signed in

    If you suspect your Apple ID has been compromised, or just think that something strange can be going on with your account, this Apple Support page can be really helpful for you. You will learn how to check your Apple ID device list to see where you‘re signed in

    Websites

    Free

    William Peters
    Written on January 5, 2018
    "Handy tool to see where you are still connected and logged in so you can log out."
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    #5FlexiSPY

    FlexiSPY

    FlexiSPY is a software that allows users to monitor all activities of a smartphone or a computer. It can access internet activities, track locations, record and listen to calls and more. It offers over 150 features that users can avail of.

    Apps

    Android, Windows, Mac, iOS

    $68- Varies by plan

    Liu Ma
    Written on December 29, 2017
    "Very comprehensive and informative, this software is fantastic for spying on a phone. I had suspected my girlfriend of going behind my back and sneaking into my device and now I know exactly what she's been up to!"
  3. 3

    #6Privacy Scanner

    Privacy Scanner

    Privacy Scanner is an app that provides free mobile spy protection for your smartphone. It allows you to see if you are being spied on by detecting parental control, surveillance apps, and more.

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Elizabeth Mendez
    Written on January 3, 2018
    "This was good to check out my phone for any spyware. It's easy to use and fast to run the program."
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    #7Spybot - Search & Destroy

    Spybot - Search & Destroy
    Spybot - Search & Destroy is an antivirus protection software developed by Spybot. It protects your pcs against harmful viruses and malware, such as trojan.
    Software

    Windows

    $15.99- Varies by plan

    Madison Long
    Written on January 4, 2018
    "It adds some feature to double down on security and made your information and phone harder to get into."
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    #8Lookout Security & Antivirus

    Lookout Security & Antivirus

    Lookout Security & Antivirus is a safety solution for mobile phones that helps users increase their security with its antivirus, wifi security connection, breach report, and many other features. It can also help users locate their phone.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Stephen Burke
    Written on January 5, 2018
    "This is a great resource for knowing if your phone is secure. If you want some peace and mind check this out. "

Summary

Best What are the best resources for knowing if someone is on my phone
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Five Signs Your Android Device is Infected With MalwareWebsites 12 Free
2[TUTORIAL] How to tell if your phone or tablet has a virusArticles 8 Free
3mSpyApps 7 Paid
4Check your Apple ID device list to see where you‘re signed inWebsites 7 Free
5FlexiSPYApps 5 Paid
6Privacy ScannerApps 3 Free
7Spybot - Search & DestroySoftware 3 Paid
8Lookout Security & AntivirusApps 1 Free
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