Stalkerware’s legal enforcement problem

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:47:58 +0000

Those who install stalkerware with the intent to monitor, control, harass, or otherwise abuse their victims typically get away with it, avoiding legal penalty even if there’s plenty of evidence to suggest their guilt.

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For Cybersecurity and Domestic Violence Awareness months, we pledge to fight stalkerware

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 15:00:14 +0000

Starting today, two hallmark holidays are upon us. No, it’s not Halloween and Thanksgiving. It’s both Cybersecurity Awareness Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It’s no coincidence these two awareness campaigns overlap. What were once seen as separate realities—the physical and the digital—are increasingly blurred as our offices, schools, and hospitals move from paper to…

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Serial Swatter and Stalker Mir Islam Arrested for Allegedly Dumping Body in River

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2018 20:24:29 +0000

A 22-year-old man convicted of cyberstalking and carrying out numerous bomb threats and swatting attacks — including a 2013 swatting incident at my home — was arrested Sunday morning in the Philippines after allegedly helping a friend dump the body of a housemate into a local river.

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