ToTok

ToTok App Deleted: UAE Accused of Spyware Scandal

The United Arab Emirates has been fingered by deep-throat U.S. sources, saying its app spies on its own citizens—and perhaps others around the world ...
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hacker tools

FTC Enforcement Action May Open Way for Punishment of Hacker Tools

An FTC suit against a software developer may open the door for prosecution of hacker tools On Oct. 22, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) settled an enforcement action against a software ...
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FTC Orders MobileSpy, PhoneSheriff and TeenShield Vendor to Destroy User Data

FTC Orders MobileSpy, PhoneSheriff and TeenShield Vendor to Destroy User Data

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an advisory warning the public of the risks of mobile spyware, shortly after reaching a deal with Retina-X Studios LLC, a company making a ...
A quick update on 2019 mobile predictions made in January.

A quick update on 2019 mobile predictions made in January.

So far this year, the surreptitious capture of audio and visual data via smartphone cameras and microphones has negatively impacted the world’s richest person and a beloved trillion-dollar company. It’s safe to ...
Kaspersky

Busted: Kaspersky AV Tracks Your Every Click

Kaspersky Lab’s endpoint security products track your web activity. And it allowed any other website to track you ...
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Clop

Crossrider Adware Still Causing Unwanted Mac Browser Redirects

There exists a pervading urban legend that Apple Macs don’t get viruses. Time and again this urban legend is proved to be as factual as all the conspiracy theories that float about ...
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Regulating International Trade in Commercial Spyware

Siena Anstis, Ronald J. Deibert, and John Scott-Railton of Citizen Lab published an editorial calling for regulating the international trade in commercial surveillance systems until we can figure out how to curb ...
browser data leak

DataSpii: ‘Catastrophic’ Browser Data Leak ‘Train Wreck’

It’s 11pm. Do you know where your browser histories are? If you’re not careful, browser extensions might be selling them to the highest bidder ...
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La Liga fined €250,000 after Android app spied on football fans

La Liga fined €250,000 after Android app spied on football fans

The Spanish football league La Liga has been hit with a fine of 250,000 euros (approximately US $280,000) after its official Android app was found to be sneakily listening to people’s surroundings ...
WhatsApp

WhatsApp Zero-Day Let NSO Spyware Pwn Phones

A buffer-overflow vulnerability in WhatsApp is being exploited to remotely take over victims’ devices. All it took was a missed call to infect the app on iOS and Android ...
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