The software can be obtained off the internet,
once installed in a phone it will transmit data to
a server which can be accessed by a user login, pass
etc. Once logged in your connection to that phone
including private data can be seen.
This type of service works great as a cell phone
tracker for mobile locate. This works especially well
if the mobile phone has satellite GPS capabilities.
Users can pin point and trace
phones right down to their exact locations.
So next time you leave your phone laying about, be
careful who could be tampering with it. Its a good
rule to keep a lock on your phone at all times.