Coalition Against Stalkerware bulks up global membership

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 15:00:32 +0000

The Coalition Against Stalkerware brought aboard 11 new organizations to address the potentially dangerous capabilities of stalkerware.

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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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A week in security (October 14 – 20)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:45:45 +0000

Cybersecurity news for October 14 – 20, including the future of the password, the lingering threat of ransomware, and new security features from Instagram.

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Why all organizations must better protect sensitive data

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 17:30:04 +0000

The truth is that companies, businesses, and organizations have an obligation to the data that belongs to their employees, users, and customers. For some organizations, that obligation is a matter of real, physical safety.

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How to protect against stalkerware, a murky but dangerous mobile threat

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Stalkerware has capabilities as dangerous as nation-state malware, but is often marketed as legitimate. So how do you protect against stalkerware when it’s not always clear it’s a threat?

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Data and device security for domestic abuse survivors

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 16:33:22 +0000

Many domestic abuse survivors need help before stalkerware strikes. Here, we give basic advice on device security and protecting sensitive data.

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Helping survivors of domestic abuse: What to do when you find stalkerware

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 16:51:59 +0000

Starting today, we’re doing more to protect stalkerware victims than improve our detection capabilities. We’re helping survivors understand how to tell if they’re being watched on their devices—and how to safely get out of the situation.

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Mobile stalkerware: a long history of detection

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Does Malwarebytes detect stalkerware? Absolutely, and for good reason. Moreover, we’ve been doing so for a long time—but it’s time to up our efforts.

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