Uber app

Did Uber Use Spyware on Rival Taxi Firm? Yes (and No)

“Ride sharing” company stands accused of using spyware to damage a competitor’s business: An Australian taxi startup says Uber poached its drivers by spying on their movements. Uber blames one rogue employee ...
Security Boulevard

The Latest in Creepy Spyware

The Nest home alarm system shipped with a secret microphone, which -- according to the company -- was only an accidental secret: On Tuesday, a Google spokesperson told Business Insider the company ...
Triout Android Spyware Framework Makes a Comeback, Abusing App with 50 Million Downloads

Triout Android Spyware Framework Makes a Comeback, Abusing App with 50 Million Downloads

In August 2018, Bitdefender researchers stumbled across an Android malware framework, dubbed Triout, which packed massive surveillance capabilities. Bundled with a legitimate application ripped from the official Google Play marketplace, the spyware ...
6 Bold Predictions for Smartphone Surveillance in 2019

6 Bold Predictions for Smartphone Surveillance in 2019

In the last 12 months, the threat of compromised smartphone cameras and microphones has taken on bigger real estate in the public consciousness, transforming from a largely abstract fear into a real, ...
Sharing Data, Compromising Privacy

Adobe Reader and Acrobat Get Patches for Two Critical Flaws

Adobe Systems released new security patches for Adobe Reader and Acrobat to fix two critical vulnerabilities that could allow hackers to execute malicious code on computers. Both flaws were reported privately by ...
Security Boulevard
Why Does the World Need a SafeCase?

Why Does the World Need a SafeCase?

We started Privoro in 2013 not merely as a company, but as a philosophy: that security and privacy need not be casualties of our hyper-connected, sensor-driven, mobile-first world. That we should be ...

Mobile Phone Call Scams, Pegasus Mobile Spyware, Newegg Data Breach – WB35

This is the Shared Security Weekly Blaze for September 24, 2018 sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions and Silent Pocket. This episode was ...

Pegasus Spyware Used in 45 Countries

| | Espionage, Malware, spyware
Citizen Lab has published a new report about the Pegasus spyware. From a ZDNet article: The malware, known as Pegasus (or Trident), was created by Israeli cyber-security firm NSO Group and has ...
NSO Group

Disgruntled programmer accused of trying to sell his firm’s iPhone spyware for $50 million

Your company doesn't have to work in the field of high-tech surveillance and spyware to find itself at risk from insiders. The post Disgruntled programmer accused of trying to sell his firm’s ...

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