Displaying items by tag: Spyware

A total of 43 Android phone makers, not three as originally reported, have been caught using ADUPS software to collect personally identifiable information without consent.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 10:02

ADUPS spyware may have been state-sponsored

Despite ADUPS publicly announcing that its data snooping on 700 million Android smartphones was a “technical mistake”, the New York Times has said that American authorities say it is not clear whether the Chinese government was involved in the collection of this personal data. In the past China has been known to use a variety of methods to filter and track Internet usage and monitor online conversations.

Published in Security
Monday, 21 November 2016 19:17

Alcatel Australia boss says no spyware here!

It is a sad day when we are talking about spyware on smartphones sending personally identifiable information to China and the fact that some global companies think it is OK to take security and privacy away from consumers.

Published in Mobility

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