Devices with global positioning system
These kinds of devices are small and affordable ones, which are often hidden to monitor where someone is at. Currently, many smart phones have integrated with GPS devices in order to track someone’s location in real time when they travel as well as mapping their location history. However, by basing on the service or app used to access GPS data, the stalker may have the ability to track your location through websites or their phones. Of course, this is truly dangerous as it affects your privacy and security.
In this case, you must trust your instincts. If someone may know too much or go to random places, it is necessary to check for hidden GPS devices or other services used to track locations. Law enforcement should also be taken into consideration. Moreover, a device can be put inside your belongings or cars. You had better check the car, under the seat and any other place. Before you want to remove any location tracking device, you should be careful as it may send alerts to the abuser.
It is undeniable that phones can be a lifeline for victims. They can be placed inside the cars to act as listening items by turning on the silent mode or auto answering features. Currently, many phones are integrated with GPS chips and location tracking capabilities in order to identify someone’s location. Some abusers may install extra apps on their phones to control your application. If your phone has a Bluetooth device, the stalker may make effort to attack your phone using the Bluetooth in order to view the information in your phone.
For more privacy and safety, you should get an independent donated phone from a shelter or buy a new one. Also, cars should be checked carefully to know whether a phone has been hidden somewhere inside. It is also advisable to call the carrier to set up a password or code to your account in order to avoid unauthorized approach. Finally, the phone’s location setting can be switched to E911 only so that the phone company can only access your GPS if you dial this number.