Good news: Stalkerware survey results show majority of people aren’t creepy

Credit to Author: Philip Christian| Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 15:00:00 +0000

Stalkerware survey results are in. See how more than 4500 Labs readers responded when asked, “Have you ever used an app to monitor your partner’s phone?”

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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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Stalkerware and online stalking are accepted by Americans. Why?

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 16:00:00 +0000

Americans may be accepting and minimizing online stalking behaviors, including the use of invasive apps that can pry into a user’s text messages, emails, photos, videos, and phone logs.

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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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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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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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