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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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SonicSpy Android Spyware Records Audio, Snoops on Call Logs
Researchers have identified over 1,000 spyware-infested apps capable of recording audio and snooping on call logs, contacts, and more. SecurityWatch Three such apps made their way into Google Play; they have since been removed. The rest appeared on ...
Dangerous form of Android spyware found in more than 1000 appsWLKY Louisville
Android spyware found in more than 1000 apps, three apps from Google Play StoreSacramento Bee
Spyware apps found on Google's official Play MarketConsumerAffairs
BleepingComputer -Lookout Blog - Lookout Security -Palo Alto Networks Blog -Benedict Evans
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SonicSpy, Latest Spyware to Infect Play Store Apps - SPAMfighter
SPAMfighter News (press release)
SonicSpy, a malicious strain of spyware is designed to dispatch text messages; take photos; peek into access points of WiFi; tap phone calls; and more.

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Google Expels Spyware From Play Store That Recorded Audio and ...
Android users are facing new threats to their privacy with the recent discovery of over a thousand spyware apps on the loose. A security firm found that at least ...
Apps Infected With SonicSpy Spyware Removed From Google PlayThreatpost
1000+ SonicSpy Apps Spread Fresh Android SpywareInfosecurity Magazine
Over 1,000 spyware apps that can silently track almost everything ...International Business Times UK
Christian Post -Lookout Blog - Lookout Security
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Christian Post

'SonicSpy' Android spyware found in Play Store | The Navhind Times
The Navhind Times
Researchers at security company, Lookout, have identified a family of malware, referred to as 'SonicSpy' on Google Play Store, that can remotely control infected ...
Google Play Security News: SonicSpy Malware Plagues SmartphonesChristian Post

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The Verge

Amazon suspends sales of Blu phones for including preloaded spyware, again
The Verge
Blu, a Miami-based budget Android phone company, has been suspended from selling on Amazon after cybersecurity experts detailed how software preloaded onto its devices collects sensitive user data and sends it overseas, according to CNET. Kryptowire ...
Amazon Pulls Blu Smartphones Over Spyware ConcernsPCMag
Amazon suspends sales of BLU phones due to alleged spyware, BLU denies wrongdoingAndroid Police
Amazon Halts Sale of Android Blu Phone Amid Spyware ConcernsThreatpost
Tom's Guide -Digital Trends -BetaNews -PR Newswire
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The Hill

Mexican spyware campaign targeted lawyers in high-profile murder case
The Hill
Lawyers representing the families of murder victims in a case many believe is connected to a former Mexican governor were targeted by militarized spyware only sold to governments, according to a new report released Wednesday. Researchers at the ...
Slain activist's lawyers latest known targets of spyware sold to ...CBC.ca
Mexican Spyware Targets Lawyers in Multi-Homicide CaseteleSUR English
$1 Billion Surveillance Company's Tools 'Spied On Mexico Mass ...Forbes

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ABC Online

Spyware merchants: What are the risks of the Government's use of third-party hacking tools?
ABC Online
There are numerous examples of spyware being used by states with dubious human-rights records. These include the surveillance of journalists, political opponents and human rights advocates, including more recently by the Mexican Government and in the ...

The Register

China crams spyware on phones in Muslim-majority province
The Register
The Chinese government is requiring citizens in Xinjiang province to install spyware on their mobile phones and is enforcing the policy with police spot-checks, according to several online reports. Reflecting a country-wide clampdown on internet usage ...
Xinjiang Users Arrested over State Spyware Usage - Infosecurity ...Infosecurity Magazine
Chinese government forces Xinjiang residents to install spyware on ...BetaNews
China Is Forcefully Installing Spyware App On The Phones Of Its ...Fossbytes
BleepingComputer -Indiatimes.com -iTWire
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Business Insider

Microsoft AI chatbot Zo says Windows is 'spyware' - Business Insider
Business Insider
A chatbot built by the American software giant has gone off-script, insulting Microsoft's Windows and calling the operating system "spyware." Launched in ...
Microsoft's AI Chatbot Is Abusing Windows 10, Even Calling It Spyware & We Can't Stop Laughing!Indiatimes.com

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