The world is a global village, they say, thanks to information technology (IT) that has unified human interaction and visibility. After mobile phones went out of proportion, the world was delighted with the arrival of the new medium to connect with friends and family. A few years later, they were hit with the challenge of their phones being stolen at some point. According to a research carried out by ICG, an established 50% of mobile phones were stolen from people, and the victims pay as much as $500 just to get is back, 1/3 of those victims are said to have paid $1000 to return their stolen phones while 68% of the victims go through some risky processes in other to get their phone back. Sometimes it is never about the mobile device per se but the information (data) contained in it. This triggered these security questions: how do police go about looking for our missing mobile phones?
Currently, there are many mobile phone tracking hardware strictly used by the security operatives to locate stolen mobile phones, among these devices is the live phone tracker though some relate it to be live phone finder which is meant to track that particular mobile signal using a mobile tracker that supports gsm tracking platform.
Over the years mobile phones (smartphones especially) have become so very attractive for thieves making smartphones the most stolen commodity in the world, over 3 million smartphones were reported stolen in 3013 only, and these thefts often happen mostly in big cities.