I spy with my little eye: Spyware and Stalkerware

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In recent years, an industry of stalkerware—including so-called spouseware—has grown. When malicious stalkerware is installed on devices, it is well hidden. It allows the spy ware’s owner to spy on everything the victim is doing. According to Eva Galperin, researcher at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, “Full access to someone’s phone is essentially full access to someone’s mind.” This spyware has serious repercussions for the right to privacy, and could pose severe risks to victims of domestic abuse.