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Chinese mobile surveillance of Uighurs more pervasive than previously thought, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The spying tools have been in use for years.

During a pandemic, stalkerware becomes even more sinister

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

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

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Discovered last year, the surveillance tool is still in active use, according to Lookout.

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