Android/Monitor.SaferKid

Short bio

Android/Monitor.SaferKid is Malwarebytes’ detection name for the app Safer Kid, a monitoring app targeting Android devices.

Type and source of infection

Android/Monitor.SaferKid is categorized as stalkerware because it features:

  • text message monitoring
  • screen time management
  • browser and call history
  • access to contact names, email addresses, and phone numbers
  • adult content blocking
  • cannot be disabled without parent knowledge or consent

Android/Monitor.SaferKid is available on Google Play and in the App Store.

Aftermath

The information relayed by this app can lead to undesirable consequences.

Remediation

The apps detected as Android/Monitor.SaferKid can be uninstalled using the mobile devices uninstall functionality, but these apps can be made available under another name. That is where Malwarebytes for Android can help you, by identifying these apps and removing them.

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