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Network Monitoring for Serious eCommerce

In the real world, businesses come in every size, from self-employed entrepreneurs like me to mega malls like Wal-Mart.

The Year of Spyware

In retrospect, the year 2004 made significant milestones that will forever change the future of internet spyware related issues. Various spyware issues were addressed and a fast growing market evolved around spyware.

Are You Well Protected

Winter…the official start of the cold and flu season. Though, technically speaking, things got started a little early. Close to a million computers, mostly home PC users, have been infected.

How to Protect your PC from Spyware in the Cyber Age.

Wouldnt you be shocked to find that your personal sensitive information, like files, credit card information, operating system / software and other non-disclosed data to be penetrated by unscrupulous prying eyes Even worse...

More Cool Web Tricks

If you ask most people what frustrates them most about the Internet, many of them will tell you "Its the little things!"

I Spy...Something Terribly Wrong In Your Computer

I Spy...Something Terribly Wrong In Your Computer

Your Computer May Be Infected. Heres How To Check.. NOT about virus

NOTE: Please take time to read on - it may be vital for your PCs security. If you are not in the mood, just save it or print it out for later reference.

Be Aware of Phishing Scams!

If you use emails actively in your communication, you must have received various messages claiming to be from Ebay, Paypal and a number of banks. A recent email as if from U.S. Bank Corporation that I received contains the subject "U.S. Bank Fraud Verification Process" and in the body of the mail it says "We recently reviewed your account, and suspect that your U.S. Bank Internet Banking account may have been accessed by an unauthorized third party. Protecting the security of your account and of the U.S. Bank network is our primary concern. Therefore, as a preventative measure, we have temporarily limited access to sensitive account features. To restore your account access, please take the following steps to ensure that your account has not been compromised:". It continues with a link to a webpage, which looks very similar to original web page of the bank.

Who’s Watching What You Type

If someone entered your home, uninvited and installed numerous cameras and listening devices in order to monitor your activities, you would quite rightly be outraged. While such a situation, unless you are living in the Big Brother House, would be considered ridiculous, the same cannot be said for the humble home computer.

Rogue Dialers - The Nets Latest Scamola!

If recent news stories concerning worms, trojans and security exploits within Microsofts Internet Explorer, left you feeling vulnerable, this will leave you terrified. PCs the world over are already being hit by a new breed of trojan type software called Rogue Dialers. More malevolent than most ordinary spyware, Rogue Dialers actually hijack the computers modem and then uses it to dial-up a premium rate telephone number, racking up huge telephone charges. Many Dialers operate whilst the victim is actively surfing the Net by dropping the current connection and then performing an automatic reconnection via a premium rate number. Most scary of all are the Dialers which connect themselves to a premium rate number while the victim is away from their machine, achieving this by detecting long periods of inactivity.

6 Essential Steps to Protect Your Computer On the Internet For Free

Recently one of my friends asked me to check out if his computer was infected by virus. He suspected because occasionally the computer was shut down automatically when connected to internet. My first thought was the Sasser worm 60 seconds auto count-down. As he uses Windows 98 second edition with IE5, the virus must be a Sasser variant.

Watch Out For Spyware Programs That Slows Down Your Computer System

Spyware is a program that once loaded on your computer unknowingly collects information from your PC and sends it to another party. The most dangerous types of Spyware programs copies personal information that you would not share with anyone such as passwords, files and credit card numbers.

Is Your Computer Sick

Viruses and spyware usually show up on your computer one of two ways.

Spyware: What It Is and How to Combat It

Spyware is software or hardware installed on a computer without the users knowledge which gathers information about that user for later retrieval by whomever controls the spyware.

Computer Tips that Help Small Businesses Operate Profitably

When working properly, computers enable small businesses to make big business profits; however, get booted off your computer and you’re suddenly starving. In most instances, computers usually act up due to lack of care by its owners. Here are four computer tips that’ll keep you up and running smoothly.

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Commercial spyware unleashed against Mexican political activists
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When you sell sophisticated spyware to governments – tools intended to invisibly track criminals and terrorists – what happens when they start using those tools against peaceful political opponents? Is it realistic to imagine they won't? These are just ...
Mexican government used spyware for surveillance on activists, lawyers, journalistsSC Magazine
Mexico accused of using Pegasus spyware to hack phones of human rights activistsThe Times (subscription)
Mexico Targets Journalists/Activists With Spyware Reserved for CriminalsHetq Online

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Voice of America

Spyware to Tap Into Smartphones Puts Users' Rights at Risk
Voice of America
Governments around the world are using surveillance software that taps into individual smartphones, taking screenshots, reading email and tracking users' movements, according to security experts and civil liberties groups. The rise of so-called spyware ...

New York Times

Mexican President Says Government Acquired Spyware but He Denies Misuse
New York Times
President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico during a visit this month to Guatemala. He said Thursday his government bought spyware, but denied that it had ordered the surveillance of its critics. Credit Johan Ordonez/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images.
Mexican president denies spying on journalists, lawyers and ...BBC News
Mexico president calls for probe into alleged government spyingReuters

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New York Times

Using Texts as Lures, Government Spyware Targets Mexican Journalists and Their Families
New York Times
President Enrique Peña Nieto, center, vowed last month to take concrete steps to ensure the safety of journalists in Mexico. Since 2011, the Mexican government has bought around $80 million worth of spyware for the stated purpose of combating crime.
Mexican journalists targeted by spyware after investigating government corruptionThe Verge
Mexican Journalists, Lawyers Focus of Government SpywareThreatpost
Mexico: Investigate Spyware AttackHuman Rights Watch
Network World -The Citizen Lab -The Citizen Lab -The Citizen Lab
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Spyware in custody battles: Experts criticise covert use of children to ...
WARRING parents are using drones and turning their children into unwitting spies by stashing spyware in their toys to covertly collect evidence for custody cases ...

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The Wire

Mexico Targets Lawyers, Journalists and Activists With Israeli Spyware
The Wire
"We have an alliance between the Mexican government and the Trump administration against the Mexican people... We're being massacred and spied on ...
Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Worked With Israeli Spyware FirmTruthdig
Mexico 'spied on journalists, activists'Buenos Aires Herald
Modern Tokyo Times | Mexico, NSO Group, Israel, and Spying via ...Modern Tokyo Times

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BBC News

Apple Mac computers targeted by ransomware and spyware - BBC ...
BBC News
Malicious software targeting Apple's computers is being spread via the "dark web".

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Now a spyware is targeting iPhones and iPads - India Legal
India Legal
It was revealed on June 23 the “Pegasus” spyware which was developed by the NSO Group, an Israeli company can hack into into iPhones and iPads.

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Daily Mail

Bitter divorced parents are gifting their children toys and computers bugged with spyware to gain the upper hand in ...
Daily Mail
The Office of the eSafety Commissioner said desperate parents have turned to drones and even asked their children to carry toys, key rings and bags that were fitted with spyware for surveillance purposes. The eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant told ...


Best Tools for Spyware Removal and Protection - ExtremeTech
If you're concerned about spyware infections and other similar invasions, investing in a security suite is your best bet. While dedicated anti-spyware apps ...

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