Spyware

Marketing ‘spyware’ caught in PC games but makers reject that label

Ad campaign tracker Red Shell removed from about 20 games anyway<p>About 20 PC games — including <i>The Elder Scrolls Online</i> and <i>Conan Exiles —</i> have removed a piece of third-party spyware tracking users’ activity outside of the game, and dozens more are said to still have it more than a week after it came …

The Elder Scrolls

Spyware? PC Game Marketing Tool Triggers Privacy Backlash

An ad-tracking tool embedded in dozens of games can 'fingerprint' your PC, prompting spyware concerns. Some developers have pledged to remove the …

Cybersecurity

Study finds hundreds of stalker apps, few ways of finding them on your phone

Hundreds of overt and covert spyware apps are available to abusive partners who want to turn a victim’s Iphone or Android into a surveillance tool, a …

Canadian News

Cyber-espionage malware: Spyware uses your webcam to record video and audio - Video | ZDNet

Security

Fake Fortnite Android apps trick users into giving away details

Android users are being tricked by fake versions of popular video game Fortnite which infect devices their devices with spyware, warns cloud-based security company Zscaler.<p>The popular strategy survival game with 45 million active players was released on Microsoft Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4 and …

Apps

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Linux

Researchers find abundance of legitimate apps used to stalk intimate partners

Researchers from Cornell Tech, NYU, Technion, Cornell University, and Hunter College conducted what was described as the first large-scale study of …

Apps

Cisco.com Worldwide

What Is Malware?<p>Malware is intrusive software that is designed to damage and destroy computers and computer systems. Malware is a contraction for “malicious software.” Examples of common malware includes viruses, worms, Trojan viruses, spyware, adware, and ransomware.<p>See total protection<p>5 malware …

Cisco Systems

How to spy on text messages without access to target phone free

How to spy on text messages without access to target phone free: Download and Install spyware to Capture employee fraud.<p>Hacking is basically a …

Security

How domestic abusers use smartphones to spy on their partners

There’s more creepy spyware out there than you think — and regulating it is a legal and technological challenge.<p>More and more people who commit violence against their intimate partners are using technology to make their victims’ lives worse.<p>Consider one case we came across in our research: A woman …

U.S. Politics

North Korea-linked hackers targeted defectors with Android spyware

When Android malware slips into the Google Play Store, it's usually there to push unwanted ads or perpetuate a scam. McAfee researchers, however, have discovered something more sinister. A North Korean group nicknamed Sun Team recently posted three apps in Google Play that were used to target …

Tech Trends

When 'Grandma-Proof' Android Spyware Is Good Enough For International Espionage

As Forbes previously detailed, many mobile surveillance tools flogged to governments for hundreds of thousands of dollars are much the same as …

Surveillance

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ComboFix 18.3.14.1 Crack:<p><b>ComboFix 18.3.14.1 Serial Key</b> is designed to scan a computer for known malware, spyware and automatically remove any types …

Malware

FortKnox Personal Firewall 22.0.440

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Firewalls

Fake Fortnite Apps for Android Spread Spyware, Cryptominers

An array of malicious Android apps purporting to be popular game Fortnite are instead harvesting call logs and downloading cryptomining malware.

Apps

Asacub Trojan Moves From Spyware to Mobile Banking Malware

Security firm Kaspersky Lab is warning of an evolving threat from a mobile banking Trojan, dubbed Asacub, which appears to be using infrastructure …

Cybersecurity

New Desert Scorpion spyware found in malicious chat app aimed at Palestinians

A malicious chat app that was advertised on Facebook and sold in the Google Play store was discovered to execute a previously undiscovered spyware …

Apps

Judge pares down Lyft drivers' lawsuit against Uber over 'Hell' spyware

Lyft Inc. drivers will be permitted to revise a lawsuit alleging Uber Technologies Inc. spied on them using a software called "Hell" as part of a scheme to gain a competitive edge.<p>A San Francisco federal magistrate judge dismissed most of the lawsuit Wednesday, but allowed the drivers to file an …

San Francisco

ArenaNet Used Spyware Anti-Cheat For Guild Wars 2 Banwave

User fwosar on Reddit posted a detailed analysis yesterday that asserts ArenaNet used spyware to obtain data to then ban suspected cheaters from …

Guild Wars

China forces spyware onto Muslim’s Android phones, complete with...

If you’re a member of the Uyghur Muslim population in Xinjiang, you’re probably used to China’s high level of surveillance that many other countries …

Surveillance

Cryptomining might be on the rise, but spyware still dominates

Hackers might be increasingly turning their attention to cryptominers, but spyware remains the most popular form of malware among criminals targeting …

Cybersecurity

Ransomware Up for Businesses, Down for Consumers in Q1

Ransomware, spyware, and cryptomining were the biggest enterprise threats during an otherwise quiet quarter for malware, researchers …

Information Security

New Agent Tesla Spyware Variant Discovered

<b>A new variant of the Agent Tesla spyware has been spreading via malicious Microsoft Word documents, Fortinet reports.</b><p>The malware was initially …

Security

Researchers Link New Android Backdoor to North Korean Hackers

<b>The recently discovered KevDroid Android backdoor is tied to the North Korean hacking group APT37, Palo Alto Networks researchers say.</b><p>Also tracked as …

Reaper Group’s Updated Mobile Arsenal

SummaryA recent post from EST Security revealed the use of Android spyware in spear phishing email attachments linked to the North Korean Reaper …

Google Chrome

Researchers crack Slingshot spyware - Video | ZDNet

Security

Internet Provider Redirects Users in Turkey to Spyware: Report

<b>Hundreds of users in Turkey and Syria have been redirected to nation-state malware at the Internet Service Provider (ISP) level, a recent Citizen Lab</b> …

Human Rights

Turkish ISP Swapped Downloads of Popular Software with Spyware-Infected Apps

Türk Telekom, a Turkish Internet Service Provider (ISP), has deployed special hardware to intercept and alter Internet traffic, swapping legitimate …

ISPs Caught Injecting Cryptocurrency Miners and Spyware In Some Countries

Governments in Turkey and Syria have been caught hijacking local internet users' connections to secretly inject surveillance malware, while the same …

Human Rights

Spyware maker shuts down surveillance services after hacks

Retina-X has been repeatedly attacked by hacktivists who objected to covert surveillance, and now the company has had enough.