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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Lock and Code S1Ep13: Monitoring the safety of parental monitoring apps with Emory Roane

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 15:30:00 +0000

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Emory Roane, policy counsel at Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, about parental monitoring apps.

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Lock and Code S1Ep11: Locating concerns of Bluetooth and beacon technology with Chris Boyd

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 15:30:00 +0000

This week on Lock and Code, we discuss the top security headlines generated right here on Labs and around the Internet. In addition, we talk to Chris Boyd, lead malware intelligence analyst for Malwarebytes, about Bluetooth and beacon technology. Last month, cybersecurity experts warned the public about the data collection embedded in the Donald Trump 2020…

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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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A week in security (March 16 – 22)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 16:44:58 +0000

A roundup of the previous week’s most notable security stories and events, including COVID-19-themed threats, child identity theft, and securely working from home.

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