More often than ever before, the public hears about the growing number of cell phones being compromised with mobile spy ware. Understandably, many Americans feel rather vulnerable to this possibility. There is worry that there is little to no privacy in today's world, that every move we make is possibly being tracked by our spouse or even our employer. Even if you aren't doing anything immoral or dishonest, it's still a negative feeling to wonder if you're being stalked through a cell phone spy.

Before you just assume that you're feeling paranoid for no reason, pay attention to these recent statistics by Lockout, a mobile phone security company. When the company recently scanned Android phones, they discovered that surveillance-ware had unknowingly been installed on 24% [...]