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Kaspersky Mobile Security’s ‘Mugshot’ Feature Exposes Phone Thieves

Kaspersky Mobile Security’s ‘Mugshot’ enables owners of lost or stolen Android smartphones to visually identify the unauthorized use of their devices. With the click of a mouse in the web-based control center, users can remotely activate the front-facing camera on their missing smartphone, and the device will secretly begin taking photos. These photos are then automatically emailed to a pre-determined address or can be viewed directly through the web-based control center. If the smartphone has been stolen, the Mugshot tool gives users the opportunity to identify the thief, or if the smartphone is simply missing, users can recognize the phone’s surroundings to track it down.

Read more here: http://www.heraldonline.com/2012/10/02/4306959/kaspersky-mobile-security-helps.html#storylink=cpy

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