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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

Winterthe 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.

Whos 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 youre suddenly starving. In most instances, computers usually act up due to lack of care by its owners. Here are four computer tips thatll keep you up and running smoothly.

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Employees from Israeli spyware vendor Ability arrested in probe of 'significant' issues  CyberScoop

Israeli authorities have arrested multiple employees of the spyware vendor Ability in connection with an investigation into allegations of fraud, smuggling and ...

Google Android Warning As Devious Spyware Hits The Play Store  Forbes

Google Android users are being warned to be vigilant after a spyware app made it onto the official Play store, twice. And there could be more to come.

Malware: What is spyware?  Security Boulevard

Introduction Many things in life come with their downsides, and unfortunately, the internet is one of them. Spyware is an unavoidable (without proper measures) ...

Hackers Use Spyware to Track SIM Cards  The Wall Street Journal

Hackers are exploiting a vulnerability in software embedded in the SIM cards of hundreds of millions of phones to track users' whereabouts—a novel form of ...

Israeli Spyware Firm Adopts Human Rights Policy Amid Abuse Concerns  PCMag

An Israeli company that sells spyware to governments is adopting a human rights policy to prevent customers from abusing its technologies. Whether the policy ...

'Joker' Spyware Possibly Affects Over 400,000 Android Devices, Targets 37 Countries Including United  Tech Times

The malware “Joker” is a spyware that gives malicious agents access to the victims' SMS and contact list, and other device information. Apps linked to it on the ...

iPhones Infected with Spyware  INQUIRER.net

Hackers used malware-laden websites to infect iPhones with spyware in what researchers are calling the worst security failure affecting Apple devices.

How a mobile spyware scan helps free abuse victims  GCN.com

A new program offers tech support services that identifies monitoring apps on abuse victims' phones in a clinical setting.

Joker Spyware Found in 24 Google Play Apps  Threatpost

Google has kicked 24 apps off of its official Android app marketplace after spyware was discovered in them. A new spyware has been making the rounds in ...

German firm investigated after report of sending spyware to Turkey  Reuters

German prosecutors said on Thursday they are investigating a Bavarian company named in a media investigation as supplying software to Turkey for spying on ...

Israeli spyware firm NSO must match words with action  Amnesty International

Israeli spyware firm NSO Group, whose malicious technology has been used by governments to target activists, must match its words with action when it comes ...

Israeli spyware firm NSO adopts 'human rights policy'  The Times of Israel

Company accused of involvement in Khashoggi killing says it will now appraise clients' past records to prevent misuse of technology.

Consumer spyware is making it easier for violent abusers to stalk victims, study shows  The New Daily

Consumer spyware is making it easier for violent abusers to stalk and harass victims, a new study has revealed. Spyware software available for download on ...

iPhone spyware campaign reportedly targeted Uyghur Muslims for 2 years  The Next Web

The data-stealing iPhone exploits detailed by Google last week may been used for state-sponsored campaigns targeting the Uyghur Muslim minority in China's ...

Poland pressured to say whether it bought Israeli phone spyware  The Times of Israel

'If someone doesn't have anything to hide, they don't have anything to fear,' says deputy prime minister; technology has been used by authoritarian regimes to ...

Controversial spyware firm claims new human rights safeguards  Axios

A controversial Israeli military and law enforcement contractor that sells mobile phone spyware to governments is announcing a broad range of human rights ...

Researchers find hacking operation that indiscriminately infected iPhones with spyware  St George News

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS — Researchers say suspected nation-state hackers infected Apple iPhones with spyware over two years in what security experts on ...

German prosecutors investigate spyware maker FinFisher  DW (English)

Munich prosecutors have launched a probe into a company accused of illegally selling spy software, German media report. The FinFisher product was ...

Spyware companies facilitate domestic abuse by encouraging its usage against intimate partners, study finds  The Independent

Spyware companies facilitate domestic abuse and coercive control by encouraging and promoting the use of the software against intimate partners, according to ...

iPhone spyware infection is widespread  KHON2

Untold thousands of iPhone users have had their phones infected with spyware for as much as two years.

How companies selling spyware are helping to promote family violence  ABC News

Worried parents or controlling spouses who use spyware to monitor their loved ones are likely breaking the law, a new study has warned.

Amnesty International calls for tougher spyware regulations  Verdict

Amnesty International is urging governments around the world to have tougher legal requirements that force spyware companies to respect human rights.

Researchers say some websites are infecting iPhones with spyware  MarketWatch

Sensitive data that could be exposed includ text messages, photos and real-time location.

Rockstar’s new launcher makes Grand Theft Auto 5 always-online, PC gamers say  Polygon

PC gamers who have installed Rockstar Games' new, proprietary launcher say it effectively turns their copies of Grand Theft Auto 5 into an always-online game ...

Polish prime minister evades question on Israeli spyware purchase  JNS.org

Asked whether the Polish government had bought controversial telephone-surveillance technology from the Israeli firm NSO Group, Polish premier Mateusz ...

Veriato Cerebral Security review  TechRadar

Veriato Cerebral Security that integrates two technologies; user activity monitoring and user behavioural analytics.

Google slammed for spyware apps in its Play Store, potentially endangering domestic violence victims  Courier Mail

A breakthrough Australian report into smartphone spyware has slammed Google for hosting apps that could help violent partners spy on their spouses and ...

How to ensure maximum security to your Windows VPS?  KnowTechie

The safest way to protect your Windows VPS server is to install an anti-spyware. Here is everything you need to know.

NSO Group introduces new Human Rights Policy following spyware scrutiny  Verdict

NSO Group has introduced a new Human Rights Policy in an apparent bid to boost its reputation and comply with the UN human rights Guiding Principles.

Inside the secretive Israeli spyware startup scene, where the notorious NSO Group has spawned a web of companies that hack into devices  New Haven Register

Spend some time in the shadowy world of companies that sell "offensive cyber capabilities" — secret tools that let you hack into phones, computers, and other ...

NetLimiter: Stop Programs From Using Bandwidth, Identify and Block Spyware  groovyPost

NetLimiter is a simple-to-use utility for Windows users that lets you better control the internet connection used by your computer. The bandwidth tracker tool is ...

Activists and Policymakers Turn Up the Heat on Spyware Vendors  Infosecurity Magazine

Do we need a regulatory system for spyware vendors? Digital rights activists think so. We're not talking about the kind of spyware that infects consumer ...

What is Malware Flux and How Can You Avoid it?  Infosecurity Magazine

Cybersecurity has developed a lot recently, especially from a software perspective. From private usage to enterprise cybersecurity, the whole sector has ...

Apple patches previously fixed security bug that allowed iPhone jailbreak  TechCrunch

Apple has fixed a security flaw for a second time after it accidentally reintroduced an old bug in a recent software update. Released Monday, iOS 12.4.1 contains ...

Android music player app uses spyware to steal sensitive information from infected devices  BW Businessworld

Indian News - , Mobile/Social-SonicWall Capture Labs raised an alert on an Android music streaming app that reuses software code from a relatively older ...

Poland’s PiS faces questions over Israeli spyware  POLITICO.eu

It's the latest scandal to plague the ruling party ahead of elections.

'Music App' First Spyware Based on AhMyth: Researchers  News18

Researchers have discovered the first known spyware based on the AhMyth open-source malware. The malicious app, called Radio Balouch aka RB Music ...

Temple: woman accused of setting fires in boyfriend's home indicted  KWTX

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) Tammy Delynn, 55, who's accused of setting fires in December 2018 in her boyfriend's home in Temple, stealing his home security ...

Pegasus spyware: Will the NSO Group change their policies?  Open Access Government

NSO Group has been pressured over revelations its invasive Pegasus spyware was used against journalists such as Jamal Kashoggi.

Borderlands 3 Reportedly Overheating Consoles Now  SegmentNext

Borderlands 3 has multiple issues with its performance on Xbox One X and PS4 Pro. However, the situation just got worse if the coming reports are true.

Borderlands 3 Allegedly Using Keylogging Software Via Denuvo DRM  Lowyat.NET

Borderlands 3 is now available across all consoles and on the Epic Games Store for PC0. If you're thinking about picking up the PC version of the game.

LastPass security flaw patched: allowed hackers stealing credentials  2-spyware.com

The already-patched LastPass cache bug would allow the attackers to leak credentials used on a previous site. One of the most popular password managing ...

What is spyware? How it works and how to prevent it  CSO Online

Spyware is a broad category of malware designed to secretly observe activity on a device and send those observations to a snooper. It is used by everyone from ...

How to Find Spyware Your Employer Installed on Your Computer and What to Do About It  Gizmodo

There are employers and IT departments out there that take an extreme approach to monitoring what the staff gets up to on company-owned equipment.

China says the world should be wary of Apple because it uses spyware to monitor its users  Daily Mail

The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said today that US firms Apple and Cisco had assisted the US government to spy on ordinary users as well as country ...

How to schedule a Windows Defender Antivirus scan on Windows 10  Windows Central

In this guide, we'll show you two ways to schedule a Windows Defender Antivirus scan using Task Scheduler on Windows 10.

How to get rid of spyware forever  TechRadar

Tactics for keeping spyware at bay vary by device and operating system. However, having antivirus installed are prerequisites.

Leaked financials show Israeli spyware company NSO Group is wildly profitable despite concerns over misuse of  Business Insider India

CBS News/60 MinutesNSO Group CEO Shalev Hulio spoke with 60 Minutes' Lesley Stahl in the company's office in Herzliya, Israel.NSO Group gained notoriety ...

Nice work if you can grift it: Two blokes accused of swindling $10m from the elderly with bogus virus infection alerts  The Register

Two Americans used bogus virus-infection alerts to bilk $10m out of PC owners, it is alleged. Romana Leyva, 35, of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Ariful Haque, 33, ...

WhatsApp Users Targeted By Spyware -- Here's What You Need To Know  Forbes

A vulnerability allowed attackers to inject spyware onto people's phones. Here's what happened and what to do.

Wayback Wednesday: When you said ‘gone for good,’ I only heard ‘good’  Computerworld

And I have a very different definition of 'irretrievable.'

What Is Spyware? (+5 Ways Hackers Try to Steal Your Info)  G2

Anyone can fall victim to a spyware attack, but if you know the types and what to look for, you can be sure your personal data can't be infiltrated.

Codebook - September 19, 2019  Axios

Welcome to Codebook, the cybersecurity newsletter with the largest collection of Archie comic books. Today's Smart Brevity: 1,074 words, 4 minute read ...

NOD32 Antivirus / ESET Internet Security / Eset Smart Security Premium  Neowin

NOD32 for Windows is the best choice for protection of your personal computer. Almost 20 years of technological development enabled ESET to create ...

Twitter Pushed Adverts for Spyware to Monitor Girlfriends  VICE

This week Twitter pushed sponsored tweets advertising a piece of spyware that is marketed to spy on a spouse. The advert heavily suggested the monitoring ...

China has been secretly installing spyware on some tourists’ Android phones  The Verge

Chinese border agents have been installing spyware on phones from tourists who enter the country through certain crossings in the Xinjiang region, an area ...

InterGuard review  TechRadar

A high-quality solution for tracking computer and phone use. InterGuard is only let down by the lack of Linux support, and limited ethical and legal guidance for ...

Spyware isn’t letting up, so prepare to fend it off  Houston Chronicle

Q: Can you please recommend an effective anti-spyware and cookie detection program for Windows 10? A: Spyware, malware and viruses continue to be a ...

Intellexa launched to compete with spyware maker NSO  Fast Company

There's some new competition for NSO, the Israeli company which boasts of its ability to take over phones and computers on behalf of high-paying government ...

How Symantec Protects People and Data at Nonprofit Partners  BizTech Magazine

Nonprofits need cybersecurity tools as much as for-profit businesses do, and Symantec is helping to provide them.

The developers of the notorious FinSpy spyware are innovating — and thriving  CyberScoop

Like any competitive company, a spyware vendor has to innovate when its proprietary data is exposed or stolen. For the distributors of the notorious FinSpy ...

Vengeful spouses using technology to terrorise victims  Northern Star

Vengeful Aussies are spying on their ex-partners using bugs inside children's teddy bears in the latest example of technology fuelling "domestic terrorism".

Now this Android spyware poses as a privacy tool to trick you into downloading  ZDNet

Triout malware is designed for espionage and can spy on almost every aspect of compromised devices - and now it's back with new tactics.

Security researchers discover iOS version of Exodus Android spyware  ZDNet

Exodus iOS spyware used against Italian and Turkmenistan users.

Daily Local News – September 18, 2019  WFHB News

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:50 — 18.2MB). Subscribe: Android | RSS. In today's segment we brought you news about the City of ...

ESET discovered an undocumented backdoor used by the infamous Stealth Falcon group  We Live Security

ESET researchers discovered a backdoor linked to malware used by the Stealth Falcon group, an operator of targeted spyware attacks against journalists, ...

WhatsApp spyware attack: Everything you need to know  TechGenix

If you are one of the 1.5 billion users of popular messaging app WhatsApp, be aware that a newly discovered vulnerability could leave you open to a vicious ...

Google cleans out stalker, spyware apps from Play Store  ZDNet

Google is making a stand on apps designed for tracking employees, partners, and children.

Government spyware found masquerading as Android apps  The INQUIRER

GOVERNMENT SPYWARE was found lurking on the Google Play Store masquerading as harmless apps waiting to suck up data. Dubbed 'Exodus', the malware ...

Android Spyware Has Ties to Election Interference  Dark Reading

Recently revealed surveillance-ware comes from a consultant with close ties to Russia's GRU who was sanctioned by the US for election-tampering.

China installs spyware on tourists’ Android phones, downloads data from iPhones  9to5Mac

Foreigners visiting certain areas of China are having their smartphones seized at the border. With Android phones, authorities install a piece of spyware ...

Unique Monokle Android Spyware Self-Signs Certificates  Threatpost

Researchers have linked an unusual surveillance tool to a Russian tech firm that has been sanctioned for interfering with the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Would You Download Spyware To Monitor Your Partner?  GQ Australia

Twitter advertised an app that allowed spying on your partner without their consent, leaving us to wonder who actually uses this stuff?

This Spyware Data Leak Is So Bad We Can't Even Tell You About It  Motherboard

A consumer spyware vendor left a lot of incredibly sensitive and private data, including intimate pictures and private call recordings, for all to see on a server ...

New versions of FinFisher mobile spyware discovered in Myanmar  ZDNet

New and upgraded versions of FinFisher spyware for Android and iOS discovered in 20 countries.

Mysterious Hackers Hid Their Swiss Army Spyware for 5 Years  WIRED

The TajMahal spyware includes more than 80 distinct spy tools, and went undetected for five years.

Firefox Quantum 69.0.1  Neowin

Firefox has been rebuilt from the ground up to be faster and more powerful than ever. This includes a new CSS engine that has state-of-the-art innovations and ...

Android spyware campaign spreads across the Middle East  ZDNet

The malware is designed to pillage mobile device data.

Microsoft is thrusting its hidden telemetry app at Windows 7 and 8.1 users again  The INQUIRER

MICROSOFT IS UP to its old tricks again, sneaking in some cheeky telemetry software with an update. Users of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 have once again ...

The ultimate guide to finding and killing spyware and stalkerware on your smartphone  ZDNet

Surveillance isn't just the purview of nation-states and government agencies -- sometimes, it is closer to home.

Government spyware hidden in Google Play store apps  Naked Security

The malware, dubbed Exodus, records and steals all manner of data and leaves phones vulnerable to further hacking and data tampering.

UN expert calls for halt to sales of spyware that may have helped Saudi Arabia track and kill Jamal Khashoggi  Business Insider

A report to the UN calls on spyware companies to stop selling and licensing their wares in the face of gross human rights violations.

It was designed to fight terrorism. Now spyware lets Israelis stalk their spouses  Haaretz

Surveillance software and apps, once intended to thwart terrorism and avert crime, have become tools in the hands of suspicious spouses, business competitors ...

Antivirus firms start flagging spyware installed by Chinese border control  The INQUIRER

SECURITY FIRMS including Symantec and Malwarebytes are using their anti-virus software to flag attempts by Chinese border control to install spyware on ...

Pegasus spyware can break into users’ cloud accounts and steal data  Digital Trends

An Israeli software company which creates spyware has developed a tool with the ability to break into users' cloud-based accounts. The Pegasus software ...

NSO Group's WhatsApp spyware can now snoop on your Facebook, Google, and iCloud data too  The Next Web

Israeli company NSO Group has developed new technology that can clandestinely steal a user's data from Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft.

Massively invasive Italian spyware campaign found on Google Play | SC Media  SC Magazine

The non-profit security organization Security Without Borders (SWB) has identified a campaign utilizing Italian-language *service* applications from mobile ...

Spyware In The IoT - This Year's Biggest Security Threat  ISBuzz News

Malware is everywhere, infecting nearly one third of all computers in the world today. It's ready to do damage to you, your computer or your data in ways that ...

The spyware used by Arab dictators has now shown up in Myanmar  MIT Technology Review

A powerful German spyware company had its hacking tools spotted in Myanmar.The news: One of the oldest private hacking companies around found itself in ...

AhMyth spyware Archives  Cyber Security News

Researchers have spotted an artistic way adopted by hackers to spy on users. Reportedly, a music app existed on the. Read more · Facebook 2.1MFans.

Doubts raised over Simjacker security flaw  www.computing.co.uk

Doubts have been raised over the risk posed by the Simjacker vulnerability that was first disclosed last week. The SIM-based security vulnerability was recently ...

Malindo Air urging clients to change passwords due to data leak  2-spyware.com

Malindo Air has recently made a Twitter post regarding a data breach. The company has been urging its clients to change old passwords immediately and ...

SAS 2019: Exodus Spyware Found Targeting Apple iOS Users  Threatpost

SINGAPORE— The Exodus spyware that was recently found lurking in 25 different malicious apps on Google Play has been ported to the Apple iOS ecosystem.

Semi‑annual balance of mobile security 2019  We Live Security

Malware detections for iOS increased, as did the number of vulnerabilities detected in this operating system, while in the case of Android, the number of reported ...

WannaLocker Malware Variant Combines Spyware, RAT, Banking Trojan  MSSP Alert

A security researcher has found a new variant of WannaLocker that combines a mobile lookalike of the notorious WannaCry ransomware, spyware, ...

May I have a word about… Pegasus spyware  The Guardian

Is the powerful virus that infected WhatsApp a flying horse or a Trojan horse? Don't ask the woman who developed it.

Adwind Spyware-as-a-Service Attacks Utility Grid Operators  Threatpost

A phishing campaign targeting utility grid operators uses a PDF attachment to deliver spyware.

8 things you should know about spyware  We Live Security

WeLiveSecurity takes a look at what you need to know about spyware – the malware secretly prying on your online activities.

Latin America Antivirus Software market Report on, Status and Forecast, by Players, Types and Applications Market Size 2019-Research Sample Study & Huge Growth till 2025  Stock Market Pioneer

Antivirus software is one of the most frequently used software to detect and stop malicious and unwanted files. Computer viruses range from relatively simple ...

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