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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 '23, 21:20

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

(16 Jan '23, 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.

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answered 16 Jan '23, 13:58

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