Trojan Hardware

By Robert Vamosi | 7/11/11 2:35 AM

Consumer-grade electronics and software manufactured overseas may contain spyware and malware, according to testimony from a U.S. government official. This includes components for U.S. made electronics used by the government and the military.

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50 Arrests Made in Smartphone Spyware Probe

By JDavis | 7/7/10 8:54 AM

In sweeping raids conducted throughout the country last week, Romanian officials rounded up some 50 individuals accused of illegal espionage using an off-the-shelf product. Police have also arrested a 30-year old IT specialist accused of supplying the illegal software to suspects. According to Softpedia, he may have been reselling FlexiSPY, a product that advertises monitoring capabilities for a variety of smartphone platforms such as iPhone, Android and Windows Mobile.

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Buyer Beware: Android Security Study Cautions Users

By JDavis | 6/28/10 9:54 AM

A recent study has found that nearly 20% of the apps in the Android marketplace grant third-party applications access to private and/or sensitive data, according to CNET News.

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Cybercriminals Stalking and Eavesdropping with Cell Phone Software

By JDavis | 3/16/10 8:27 AM

A recent story on ABC's Good Morning America describes one woman's three year battle with a cyberstalker who secretly placed spy software on her cell phone.

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