Cyber expert reveals how to spot if your partner is using your phone to spy on you

Cyber expert reveals how to spot if your partner is using your phone to spy on you

Is YOUR partner using your phone to spy on you? Cyber expert reveals the signs of digital coercive control - from unexpected adverts on social media to struggling to turn off your device

  • Cases of coercive control almost doubled in 2019 and 2020 expected to follow
  • Electronic devices like phones and voice assistants can act as tools for abusers
  • Channel 4's Hunted star Paul Vlissidis has shared signs phone is compromised 
  • Explained phones being spied on make 'strange noises' during conversations
  • Also said receiving 'odd' marketing ads could mean a partner has logged into your social media accounts on their own device
  • We're all familiar with the outward physical manifestations of domestic abuse - but other forms like coercive control are less obvious to spot.

    According to data from the Office of National Statistics, last year saw cases of this kind of mental abuse almost double - and 2020 is expected to follow in the same upward trajectory. 

    A domestic abuse expert has warned lockdown is putting people at greater risk of coercive control, making it crucial for potential victims to ..