Displaying items by tag: Stalkerware

Norton's report not only shows nearly 50% of young Australians stalking ex or current partners, but also "uncovers a rise of devices infected with stalkerware, with a 63% increase seen between September 2020 and May 2021."

Published in Home Tech

With stalkerware vulnerabilities endangering both victims and stalkers, without the knowledge of victims, ESET Research is shining a light on this problem for Android smartphone users.

Published in Apps

Global cyber security company Kaspersky will announce details about a recently developed open-source tool for tracking online stalkers and also help people to increase privacy control and aid in stopping domestic violence.

Published in Security

A company that creates and sells software known as MonitorMinor has denied that the product falls into the category of stalkerware — which is used to track people — and only meant for use by parents who want to keep their children safe.

Published in Security

The number of people who have commercial sypware, also known as stalkerware, on their mobile phones has increased markedly in the first eight months of the year, rising to 518.223 cases, an increase of 373% over the corresponding period in 2018.

Published in Security

A researcher from Kaspersky Lab says the company found 58.847 users who had a stalkerware application — a commercial version of spyware — installed on their Android phones or tablets in 2018, according to analysis of data collected from those who had Kaspersky anti-virus software running on their devices.

Published in Security

Ahead of its annual Security Analyst Summit which begins in Singapore next Monday, security firm Kaspersky Lab has upgraded its security app for Android so that it will detect common commercial apps that are known to be spying on users.

Published in Security




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