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planting malware on nokia 150

Since Nokia 150 has an OS, can anyone install malware on my phone; like stuff used to record conversations going on in the vicinity etc.

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Sure, why not?

While it's harder to do, the answer has to be that such is possible. But the answer to "can anyone"? is no. Even a smartphone takes someone with the skills and access to the phone so by posing the question as "can anyone" the answer is no.

If you feel this is a problem you can always turn the phone off or leave it behind in the situations you fear you would be recorded.

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Switch off not enough?

Thanks for the info. But I've heard that tracking (at least of the location) can continue even after switching off?

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I have a fix for that.
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Just wondering

Are you concerned your phone may have been infected with Malware or are just trying to prevent it ?

If you are overly concerned about someone listening to everyday conversations, just turn the phone off when you don't need to use it. I unplugged my Alexa and still don't use it after it was first reported to monitor background conversations.

Post was last edited on August 10, 2019 8:50 AM PDT

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