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The App does not prevent hackers from breaking in, but if your Gmail, Facebook or LinkedIn account is used from somewhere that is not your current location you'll immediately receive a notification. Thus, Spot The Spy enables you to control your online accounts easily and protect yourself against hackers rather than just being yet another antivirus software.
The initial version of SpotTheSpy can monitor your Gmail, LinkedIn and Facebook account. We strive to be able to protect all of your online accounts. SpotTheSpy will be updated on an ongoing basis and more accounts will be added regularly.
SpotTheSpy operates using three different alarms. Within the App you can choose whenever you want to be alerted. You can select between the following notification options:
Only critical alarms: You will only be notified if you receive a critical alarm. When receiving a critical alarm SpotTheSpy is almost certain that an intruder has accessed your account.
Critical and Suspicious: You will be notified if you receive any critical or suspicious alarms. When you receive a Suspicious alarm SpotTheSpy is in doubt whether or not it is you who is using your accounts.
All types of activity: SpotTheSpy notify you if anyone tries to access your account in all matters. Moreover, you will be informed about the activity that is within your normal patterns of movement.
SpotTheSpy offers a complete security software. You'll only need one app to control your security across all of your online accounts. SpotTheSpy notifies you when there is activity on your accounts from another location than where you are. Google or Facebook do not do this. Via the GPS in your phone SpotTheSpy can see where you actually are - and compare that with where your online accounts are being used. If you are at work and someone reads your mail at home SpotTheSpy will warn you. This is a new method, which has been patented.
SpotTheSpy does not prevent hackers from breaking in, but if your Gmail, Facebook or LinkedIn account is used from somewhere that is not your current location you'll immediately receive a notification. Following you will have the possibility of throwing out the intruder before they do any damage by conducting the security check that enables you to: Change your password, sign-out all devices and apply two-step authorization. Thus, Spot The Spy enables you to control your online accounts easily and protect yourself against hackers rather than just being yet another antivirus software. Notice, SpotTheSpy may at rare occasions, not register all activity.
Your SpotTheSpy account is coupled to the mobile telephone you used when you registered. If you get a new telephone you must delete your account and download the app on your new telephone and set up the accounts again.
In order for SpotTheSpy to be able to locate where you are and where you have been, it is important that you permit access to Locations – both on your mobile phone in general and specifically for SpotTheSpy. At the same time, an active Internet connection must be enabled before SpotTheSpy can compare any possible activities with your present and previous locations.
Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. We are aware that SpotTheSpy needs a constantly location observator as the app receives an actual location of the phone’s whereabouts and compare it to the location of the intruder, which means it can decrease battery life. As the app is getting coordinates of location each 5 minutes, the app is not highly battery draining. We have wisely chosen the appropriate location service to avoid unnecessary draining of device’s battery.
SpotheSpy will only function on one of your telephones. If it becomes clear that there is a requirement, SpotTheSpy could possibly be developed to function with several mobile telephones or tablets in later versions.