The Electronic Frontier Foundation has been addressing the challenge of stalkerware, covert tracking and monitoring apps on cell phones. Below is an extract from EFF email I received =-=-=-= "We’re in the middle of a global fight to stop stalkerware, and we’re winning. Learn more about the work we're doing this Friday, May 28th, at 1PM (Pacific Time [USA]), in an online discussion with EFF's Director of Cybersecurity, Eva Galperin, and experts from the Freedom of the Press Foundation, Kaspersky, and Malwarebytes. ... Join us to learn more about how these tools work, and how we can detect and destroy them. We will also go over what the fight against stalkerware has already accomplished, and where we go from here. This event will be broadcast live on Twitch, Facebook, and YouTube.