Stalkerware-type detections hit record high in 2021, but fell in second half

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2022 12:31:39 +0000

In 2021, detections for spyware-type apps reached their highest peak ever, but amidst the record-setting numbers, the volume of detections actually decreased in the second half of the year.

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Clouding the issue: what cloud threats lie in wait in 2022?

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2022 13:25:43 +0000

We offer up some thoughts on where new and continuing attacks in the world of cloud may occur, alongside linking some current examples.

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Ban Pegasus spyware, urges European Union Data Protection Supervisor

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2022 14:24:11 +0000

The European Data Protection Supervisor has urged the EU and its member states to ban the Pegasus spyware and similar hacking tools.

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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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