Stalkerware news stories
Kaspersky highlights mobile threat impacting thousands globally
“ICT technologies are powerful tools for perpetrators exerting coercive control, especially in relationships where violence is already present offline."
Threats of stalking and doxing still loom on dating apps
While dating apps have become safer, they still pose significant risk to users, leaving them vulnerable to threats including cyberstalking and doxing.
Cyber stalking rampant amongst young New Zealanders - study
"There seems to be a perception that cyberstalking is more out of sight, out of mind."
Phishing remains number one threat to cyber safety, while stalkerware, gaming attacks are on the rise
The top scams related to the pandemic, including vaccine-oriented, financial relief, and tech support scams.
Android stalkerware on the rise
"Searching for these tools online is not difficult at all; you do not have to browse underground websites."
Interpol announces it will join the Coalition Against Stalkerware
The international criminal police organisation Interpol has announced that it will join forces with the Coalition Against Stalkerware, which cybersecurity company Malwarebytes is a part of.
Stalkerware remains significant problem throughout COVID-19 lockdowns
Stalkerware remains a significant problem with more 50,0000 users affected globally in 2020.
11 new orgs join fight against insidious Stalkerware
Founded last year, the Coalition Against Stalkerware brings together cybersecurity vendors, domestic violence organisations, and digital rights advocates.
New stalkerware tech wreaking havoc on personal privacy
Stalkerware, which tracks and stalks victims using their own devices, is not a new concept but researchers at Kaspersky have found a new sample of it, which it says supersedes all previously found software.
'Stalkerware': The new name for spying tools & online harrassment
The term ‘stalkerware’ is something that most people may not be aware of, but it’s dangerous enough that a group of cybersecurity providers have banded together to do something about it.
There’s a little bit of a snoop in all of us. You may as well channel it by watching webcams.