Stalkerware

Phone screenshots accidentally leaked online by stalkerware-type company - Stalkerware-type company pcTattleTale hasn't been very careful about securing the screenshots it sneakily takes from its victims' phones.
FTC bans SpyFone and its CEO from continuing to sell stalkerware - The US Federal Trade Commission filed its second-ever enforcement action against a stalkerware developer, SpyFone, and its chief executive.
Android “System Update” malware steals photos, videos, GPS location - A new Android malware can swipe images and video, rifle through online searches, and record phone calls and video. But is it stalkerware?
Safe Connections Act could help domestic abuse survivors take control of their digital lives - The Safe Connections Act could help domestic abuse and sex trafficking survivors—including those tracked by stalkerware-type applications.
Good news: Stalkerware survey results show majority of people aren’t creepy - Stalkerware survey results are in. See how more than 4500 Labs readers responded when asked,
Stalkerware advertising ban by Google a welcome, if incomplete, step - Google will no longer allow advertising of stalkerware and spyware tools, but a written exception could allow some companies to skirt the rules.
Coalition Against Stalkerware bulks up global membership - The Coalition Against Stalkerware brought aboard 11 new organizations to address the potentially dangerous capabilities of stalkerware.
International Women’s Day: awareness of stalkerware, monitoring, and spyware apps on the rise - For International Women’s Day, Malwarebytes is measuring the impact of our own campaign to raise awareness and protect users. These are the numbers on stalkerware, monitoring, and spyware apps.
Stalkerware and online stalking are accepted by Americans. Why? - Americans may be accepting and minimizing online stalking behaviors, including the use of invasive apps that can pry into a user’s text messages, emails, photos, videos, and phone logs.

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