According to a public notice issued by the Cyber Crime Cell in the CID (Crime) Department of Gujarat, thugs can use a mobile phone or any electronic device with camera in their hands to spy on the holder. Senior police officials have said that there are many cases in which a person’s personal information is leaked without their knowledge in this manner.
When you download an app to a mobile, you inadvertently give a lot of permissions to the apps to access the mic and camera which eventually can take possession of the same and start spying on you. Hackers can also use your phone to track and monitor your activities.
Many gangs of cyber thugs target porn viewers and secretly capture the visuals of person watching porn. Naturally this is used to blackmail the person..
Against this danger, experts inform that location data should not be turned on unnecessarily and that mobile virus scanning should be done from time to time.