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Kaspersky Lab looks to combat 'stalkerware' with new Android feature

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

A surge in commercial spyware is one of the more pernicious trends in cybersecurity that affects users worldwide.

The 'permission' question is much different for iOS and Android apps, researchers say

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

An Android app might be more likely to ask for access to technical functions. An iOS app might seek to use sensitive features, like the microphone. In any case, Wandera says, know what you're getting into.

Lawmakers want data on the number of times Senate computers have been hacked

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Right now, lawmakers appear to be in the dark on the issue.

Foreign VPN apps need a close look from DHS, senators say

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

If the U.S. intelligence community worries about Huawei and Kaspersky, DHS should worry about federal government use of certain foreign VPN apps, says Sens. Marco Rubio and Ron Wyden.

Cutely named apps siphon user data from phones

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

Here's a reminder of the ease with which crooks can hide their malware in popular app hubs.

Wyden: Tech company has told multiple senators of foreign hacking attempts

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

A major tech company has informed “a number of senators and Senate staff members” that hackers have targeted their personal email accounts, according to Sen. Ron Wyden.

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