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by scchemist / October 6, 2010 10:28 AM PDT

My sister has a stalker and he has access to all her phone conversations and we believe he is intercepting her text messages also. How can she get this removed.

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by birdmantd Forum moderator / October 6, 2010 11:40 AM PDT
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First of all, contact law enforcement!!

Spyware has to be installed in the phone, get a new phone.

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by mobiper / October 6, 2010 6:59 PM PDT
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This is not science fiction, it's real and can happen to anyone who is not careful. Most mobile spyware is almost impossible to detect, but there are a few signs that can tip you off if you happen to have it on your phone.


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I agree
by scchemist / October 6, 2010 7:29 PM PDT
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When text messages from my sister's ex boyfriend come in and she goes to save them, they just disappear. Her phone is restarting itself for no reason. We've tried contacting Sprint, and I even emailed the phone manufacturer (Samsung) and they sent me back this message, "Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately, we do not support the use of 3rd party applications and services with any of our devices. For this reason, we do not have information compiled on possible resources. The suggestion we can offer would be to search the internet to locate an application to suit your needs.

We thank you for your continued interest in Samsung products.


Technical Support". This is absolutely no help at all. She has switched phone numbers and cell phones. We do not know how he is still tapped in. The only thing she moved from her old phone is her SD memory card. Sprint doesn't have SIM cards so we know that's not an issue. I am not a technical person. There are more offers for spyware on the internet, then there are solutions to remove it. It's making her nervous because she believes it is making him more angry and he will try to hurt her.

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It's not spyware
by Pepe7 / October 7, 2010 12:45 AM PDT
In reply to: I agree

What is happening is that the ex has gained access to her account somehow (think, ID theft, etc.) and is likely manipulating it online via the Sprint portal. Otherwise, w/o physical posession of the handset there would be no such ability.

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