SNUFF: LOCATION TRACKING TOOL

2021 International journal of engineering sciences & research technology  
In the present scenario it is observed that 66.60 percent population of the world has a mobile device (cell phones, tablets and other mobile devices). Billions of users are using the social media across various platforms like Facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter, Instagram etc. But simultaneously, the Internet crimes and frauds are increasing rapidly day by day across the world in which the social media platforms are playing a vital role. Criminals use mobile phones as a partner in their crimes. They
more » ... social media platforms for criminal motive. To hold-up and to trace the criminals, the investigation agencies try to find out the locations of the criminals by tracing their mobile numbers using CDR analysis, IP address analysis and other methods. But the criminal have been intelligent now and using the new technologies to hide themselves. The criminals use social media accounts for calling and chatting so that police or other investigation agencies cannot trace them easily. In such conditions, it was felt necessary to develop such a tool that can facilitate the investigating agencies and police personnel to trace the criminals easily. Therefore, a tool named SNUFF is developed by the authors that can help the police and other agencies to trace and find out the exact location of the person or the criminal who has been using the social media sites for his ill intentions.
doi:10.29121/ijesrt.v10.i3.2021.12 fatcat:aujk5xorpjgtbjnkzjunpf4buu