Asked why she doesn't scrutinize the phone the same way she snoops on the computer, she said.Detective Shannon Geaney, with the Los Angeles Police Department Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, carries a suspect's personal computer, after law enforcement agents with a search warrant arrived at a home of a suspect who is alleged to be California's most active trader of child pornography, in Los Angeles Wednesday, April 24, 2013.Robert Del Greco, Chester's attorney, declined CNN's request for a comment.His client has a preliminary hearing on January 22.Vaulty will not only store photos and videos away from parental spying eyes, but it also will snap a photo of anyone who tries to access the "vault" with the wrong password.Parents who find it on their teens' phones can conclude just one thing: Your kid is hiding things from you.Before cell phones, laptops and Sidekicks -- a Black Berry-like device for the younger, hipper crowd -- someone might have noticed that a teacher was "grooming" a child, or being way too attentive, too often. Now, teachers have weeks, months and years to secretly undermine a child's parents and get a student to go along with sexual contact.
The former searches for all users, while the latter applies to people within Bluetooth and Wi-Fi range.Not everything online is evil, nor does danger lurk behind every new app that comes to market. Kids can hide any app they don’t want you to see, Teen Safe says.But keeping up with your teens' and preteens' online activities is much like trying to nail jelly to the barn door -- frustrating, futile and something bound to make you feel inept. Such is the case with Audio Manager, an app that has nothing to do with managing your teen's music files or controlling the volume on his smartphone and everything to do with him hiding things like nude photos from you. When you press and hold the Audio Manager app, a lock screen is revealed -- behind which users can hide messages, photos, videos, and other apps.Kid Guard is an online service that enables parents to have access to their child's phone location.In addition, parents are able to monitor their child's online interactions.