Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using the secretive cellphone-tracking technology. We recently discussed about the decision of wikileaks to publish copies of the criticized surveillance software finfisher, highlighting the dangers for the militarization of the cyberspace and in particular for the use of spyware to track users. The principal vendors of surveillance platforms defend their business device locator for iphone declaring that the solutions are only for law enforcement and intelligence agencies. Unfortunately the reality is quite different, because many threat actors worldwide use surveillance malware to track individual for different reasons. The washington post published an interesting article a few weeks ago on surveillance technology that can be used to track individuals anywhere in the world through the localization of their mobile devices.