Chinese mobile surveillance of Uighurs more pervasive than previously thought, researchers say
The spying tools have been in use for years.
During a pandemic, stalkerware becomes even more sinister
Stalkerware detections have increased, some security researchers say, as the COVID-19 pandemic forces people to possibly quarantine with domestic abusers.
Syrian government surveillance campaign turns to spreading malware in coronavirus apps
In a long-running surveillance campaign, coronavirus is just the latest disguise for malicious spyware applications.
Surveillance campaign against Libyans uses fake Johns Hopkins COVID-19-tracking map
Mobile security firm Lookout has traced a malicious Android application to what it says is a campaign to spy on people in Libya.
Google asks mobile security vendors to help keep hackers out of the Play Store
In announcing the partnership, Google acknowledged that the current processes for reporting malicious apps “aren’t designed to scale.”
A Russian military contractor has a shady new Android malware kit
Discovered last year, the surveillance tool is still in active use, according to Lookout.