The folks at BrickHouse Security have released a USB dongle that connects to an iPhone and downloads all of the information stored on the device, including deleted files.
The best use for it, apparently, is to find out if your spouse is a cheater.
The iPhone Spy Stick will be able to reveal this via detailed views of the call history and SMS archive.
Basically, BrickHouse Security is putting a professional grade forensics tool in the hands of anyone willing to spend $199 on the dongle.
Besides recovering data such as text messages, calendar appointments, contacts, and pictures, customers can also download the phone’s map history, and discover searched locations and places navigated, including exact GPS coordinates.
Needless to point out, the tool is beyond privy, but those who truly suspect their spouse is messing around may be well entitled to use it.
iPhone Spy Stick also lets you view web history, contacts, and download voice memos.
The data can be saved on any computer or portable storage drive for anytime viewing, and it looks just like an ordinary USB flash drive, so it’s purpose is not given away at first glance.
Unless, of course, the cheating spouse is in the loop with the latest developments at BrickHouse Security.
“The iPhone Spy Data Recovery Stick is the ultimate recovery tool for anyone who wants to capture deleted information from any iPhone (running iOS to 3.x),” the company says.
“With features like saved map search history, web searches, and text messages, the iPhone Data Recovery Stick is the only tool you need to catch a cheating spouse, monitor your kids, or backup your own iPhone data,” BrickHouse Security states.
According to the makers of this intriguing product, downloading the data is as simple as attaching the iPhone and iPhone Data Recovery Stick to a computer and pressing start.
The information can be transferred easily, as it is saved in a single file.
Popular uses include:
- Catch a cheating spouse
- Monitor your kids iPhone text messaging and Internet use
- Check on employees using company issues iPhones
- Restore deleted files
The device ships with a USB cable for iPhone and requires that the smartphone is running “iOS up to 3.x”, meaning iOS 4.0 and later is not supported for now. Also, to view the downloaded files, customers need a computer running Windows XP, Vista, 7, 2000 or 2003.
Spy Stick for iPhone 4 is coming in October, the security company says.
Visit BrickHouse Security here to learn more.