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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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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