Parental-control apps could expose your kids’ private data — here are the bad apples

Are child-monitoring apps taking advantage of parents’ concern for their kids? According to a new report from the Cybernews research team, some are. Android parental-control apps with over 85 million installations could be taking it way too far with how they track kids and collect data from them.

On top of that, the investigation discovered that four in 10 popular child-monitoring apps feature malicious links. What’s worse is that none of the apps received a high privacy grade. Parents should watch their own backs, too; they’re also being tracked and followed.

The child-monitoring apps that are tracking parents, too