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Singaporeans admit to digital stalking in Kaspersky survey
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A shocking 42% of Singaporeans admit to employing stalkerware on their partners, according to Kaspersky's global survey on digital abuse and stalking.
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Criminals preying on generosity to steal donations: Avast
Fri, 7th Jul 2023
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phishing
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email security
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Avast researchers have identified a video campaign from an organisation claiming to be collecting money for sick children, which are actually scam sites.
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Kaspersky highlights mobile threat impacting thousands globally
Wed, 20th Apr 2022
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Stalkerware impacted over 32,000 Kaspersky mobile users globally last year, highlighting the need to tackle this issue, says Kaspersky.
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Threats of stalking and doxing still loom on dating apps
Thu, 1st Jul 2021
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While dating apps have become safer, they still pose significant risk to users, leaving them vulnerable to threats including cyberstalking and doxing.
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Cyber stalking rampant amongst young New Zealanders - study
Fri, 25th Jun 2021
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1 in 3 young New Zealanders likely to cyber stalk their partner or ex, according to Norton Cyber Safety Insights Report.
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Phishing remains number one threat to cyber safety, while stalkerware, gaming attacks are on the rise
Tue, 15th Jun 2021
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Phishing remains the top cyber threat to consumers, with scams related to the pandemic also on the rise, says NortonLifeLock research.
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Android stalkerware on the rise
Tue, 18th May 2021
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smartphones
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ESET research reveals a significant increase in Android stalkerware detections, with serious security and privacy issues identified in these monitoring apps.
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Interpol announces it will join the Coalition Against Stalkerware
Fri, 30th Apr 2021
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Interpol teams up with the Coalition Against Stalkerware to investigate the use of stalkerware and support victims of tech abuse.
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Stalkerware remains significant problem throughout COVID-19 lockdowns
Tue, 2nd Mar 2021
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Stalkerware continues to be a major issue globally, affecting over 50,000 users in 2020, according to Kaspersky.
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11 new orgs join fight against insidious Stalkerware
Tue, 2nd Jun 2020
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malware
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malwarebytes
Founded last year, the Coalition Against Stalkerware brings together cybersecurity vendors, domestic violence organisations, and digital rights advocates.
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New stalkerware tech wreaking havoc on personal privacy
Thu, 19th Mar 2020
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cybersecurity
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New stalkerware 'MonitorMinor' outstrips past threats, offering unprecedented invasive surveillance.
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'Stalkerware': The new name for spying tools & online harrassment
Tue, 26th Nov 2019
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Tech giants unite to combat insidious 'stalkerware' menace.
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Just looking
Tue, 1st Mar 2011
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Feed your inner voyeur with Opentopia's extensive collection of live webcams from around the globe. Peek into the world's nooks at www.opentopia.com/hiddencam.php.