Stalkerware advertising ban by Google a welcome, if incomplete, step

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:03:43 +0000

Google will no longer allow advertising of stalkerware and spyware tools, but a written exception could allow some companies to skirt the rules.

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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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International Women’s Day: awareness of stalkerware, monitoring, and spyware apps on the rise

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 15:00:00 +0000

For International Women’s Day, Malwarebytes is measuring the impact of our own campaign to raise awareness and protect users. These are the numbers on stalkerware, monitoring, and spyware apps.

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Malwarebytes teams up with security vendors and advocacy groups to launch Coalition Against Stalkerware

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 13:00:00 +0000

Today, Malwarebytes is announcing its participation in a joint effort to stop invasive digital surveillance: the Coalition Against Stalkerware.

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15,000 webcams vulnerable to attack: how to protect against webcam hacking

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 17:19:23 +0000

We take a look at the ever-present threat of webcam hacking, and what you can do to avoid being caught out.

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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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