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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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America 'One Of 45 Countries' Infected By Uber-Powerful Israeli Smartphone Spyware
Some of the world's most sophisticated Android and iPhone spyware has been found floating around America for the first time. It's one of as many as 45 countries in which NSO Group malware was uncovered. And together they may represent breaches of ...
"Lawful intercept" Pegasus spyware found deployed in 45 countriesZDNet
Dangerous Pegasus Spyware Has Spread to 45 CountriesThreatpost
Sophisticated mobile spyware Pegasus found in the US and 44 other countriesCSO Online
Motherboard -ABC News -Citizen Lab -AP News
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Pegasus spyware spotted in 45 countries, many with questionable human rights records
SC Magazine
The Citizen Lab researchers identified 45 different countries in which operators of NSO Group's Pegasus spyware may be conducting operations some of which targeting human rights advocates. The malware uses social engineering to encourage targets to ...
When governments turn spyware on citizensAxios
The 'significant expansion' of Israeli spyware use in the Gulf and beyondMiddle East Eye
New web scanning technique reveals extent of Pegasus spyware operationThe Daily Swig
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The ultimate guide to finding and killing spyware and stalkerware on your smartphone
In order to avoid potential legal issues and alienating clients, many spyware solutions providers will market their offerings as services for parents seeking a way to monitor their child's mobile device usage. However, anyone willing to pay for the ...

The New Arab

Gulf states using Israeli spyware to target activists and religious minorities
The New Arab
Agents could even use the software to switch on phone cameras and microphones to record live events, effectively creating a huge multinational web of spy cameras, broadcasting back to the spyware operator's location without the person being targeted ...

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Sanctions Threaten to Shoot Down China's Spyware Star
Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co. is a rare example of a Chinese national champion that's also become a global leader. But the very ties to China's surveillance state that powered the company's rise now threaten to check its progress. Hikvision ...

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'Significant expansion' of Israeli spyware use by Gulf governments
Yeni Ĺžafak English
“At least six countries with significant Pegasus operations have previously been linked to abusive use of spyware to target civil society, including Bahrain, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates,” the report said. “We ...
Pegasus spyware targeting human rights activists in 45 countries2-spyware.com (blog)

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Pegasus spyware active in 45 countries, Citizen Lab says
An infamous brand of mobile spyware may be operating in 45 countries as part of a sprawling footprint that could enable human rights abuses, according to a new report. The Pegasus spyware made by Israeli surveillance company NSO Group correlated with ...
Israeli spyware traces found in 45 countriesThe Arab Weekly
Pegasus Spyware Used in 45 CountriesSecurity Boulevard
Cyber Security Today – Sept. 19, 2018: Mobile spyware, European cyber crime report, update Apple devicesIT World Canada
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Mobile spyware maker leaks 2 million records
mSpy, a commercial spyware solution designed to help you spy on kids and partners, has leaked over 2 million records including software purchases and iCloud usernames and authentication tokens of devices running mSky. The data appears to have come ...
Mobile spyware maker mSpy leaks millions of records – AGAINNaked Security
iPhone spyware maker mSpy exposes millions of private records, inc. passwords, messages9to5Mac
iPhone Spyware Company mSpy Leaks Customer DataThe Mac Observer
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One of Most Popular Mac Apps Acts Like Spyware
Apple prides itself on prioritizing user security and privacy. It counts the iOS and Mac App Stores, where customers can download an array of trusted, vetted software, as cornerstones of that initiative. But while the approach does minimize situations ...
Apple allowed spyware posing as anti-malware tool into its Mac App StoreDigital Trends
Gits exposed, kinky app devs spanked, Feds spy on spyware buyers, etcThe Register
This Mac App Is Spyware That Collects Your Browser HistoryPCMag
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Spyware Company That Marketed to Domestic Abusers Gets Hacked
This story is part of When Spies Come Home, a Motherboard series about powerful surveillance software ordinary people use to spy on their loved ones. A company that sells spyware to consumers specifically and openly marketing its product to domestic ...

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