New versions of the surveillance tool FinSpy have been found, the Russian security outfit Kaspersky says, adding that attackers can use the software to spy on the activities of mobile devices and exfiltrate GPS location data, messages, photographs and call details.
Researchers from the security firm Lookout have found a version of the Exodus spyware that runs on iOS, with indications that it is made available through phishing sites that imitate mobile carriers from Italy and Turkmenistan.
A researcher from Kaspersky Lab says the company found 58.847 users who had a stalkerware application — a commercial version of spyware — installed on their Android phones or tablets in 2018, according to analysis of data collected from those who had Kaspersky anti-virus software running on their devices.
I'm surprised they didn't say if Apple devices were ok to use or not?
Take comfort in that when it takes 2 hours to watch a 90 minute movie on Netflix.
"Choosing your comparisons is like marking your own homework — it's very easy to get top marks."
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