News tagged with spy software

Mozilla: UK spyware company hijacking our brand

The maker of one of the Internet's most popular browsers is taking on one of the world's best-known purveyors of surveillance software, accusing a British company of hijacking the Mozilla brand to camouflage its espionage ...

May 01, 2013
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3G protocols come up short in privacy, say researchers

(Phys.org)—Researchers from the UK and Germany have found that 3G telephony systems pose a security weakness that results in threats to user privacy. The weakness makes it possible for stalkers to trace ...

Oct 11, 2012 report
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Pa. suit: Furniture rental co. spies on PC users

(AP) -- A major furniture rental chain provides its customers with computers that allow the company to track keystrokes, take screenshots and even snap webcam pictures of renters using the devices at home, a Wyoming couple ...

May 03, 2011
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UAE to ban BlackBerry services, Saudi follows suit

(AP) -- The United Arab Emirates outlined plans Sunday to block BlackBerry e-mail, messaging and Web browsing services in a crackdown that could jeopardize efforts to establish the country as an international ...

Aug 01, 2010
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BlackBerry maker: UAE partner's update was spyware

(AP) -- BlackBerry users in the Mideast business centers of Dubai and Abu Dhabi who were directed by their service provider to upgrade their phones were actually installing spy software that could allow outsiders to peer ...

Jul 22, 2009
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White House among targets of sweeping cyber attack

(AP) -- The powerful attack that overwhelmed computers at U.S. and South Korean government agencies for days was even broader than initially realized, also targeting the White House, the Pentagon and the ...

Jul 08, 2009
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