Why not ask your question on the new OpenStreetMap Community Forum?

I am being stalked and someone loaded this app on my phone remotely. It’s located in find my and I can’t get rid of it. Please help me with this issue someone.

asked 15 Jan, 21:20

Stevespda2's gravatar image

accept rate: 0%


Please tell us the name of the app you are talking about.

(16 Jan, 07:39) scai ♦

If you really suspect that somebody installed an app remotely, the only safe course is to change your accounts credentials (password/etc) and factory-reset your phone. Enable two-factor auth where possible, and backup your data.

Note that OpenStreetMap itself has nothing to do with spyware, it's just map data that apps can use to display a map, give directions etc. I'd be surprised if spyware used OSM data directly on the victim's device: the spyware is more likely to just upload the GPS coordinates somewhere.

permanent link

answered 16 Jan, 13:58

Vincent%20de%20Phily's gravatar image

Vincent de P... ♦
accept rate: 19%

Your answer
toggle preview

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here



Answers and Comments

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported

Question tags:


question asked: 15 Jan, 21:20

question was seen: 548 times

last updated: 16 Jan, 13:58

powered by OSQA