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Keylogger Lite

Keylogger (Keyboard spy) version Lite is the software product for PC, developed by CKM SYSTEMS as the cheapest solution on the software...

November 6, 2014 by Keylogger Soft

2011: security's most spectacular stuff-ups

It has been a giant year in security, with numerous data breaches, a reassessment of whether certificate authorities are safe, accusations of hidden mobile spyware and companies given wake-up calls as to whether they're secure or not.

December 28, 2011 by

Malware Watch: Free Mac OS X screensavers bundled with spyware

Researchers from Intego have discovered the OSX/OpinionSpy spyware in 29 free Mac OS X screensavers currently online at 7art-screensavers(dot)com. Upon execution it sends data about files it has scanned locally, and also sends e-mail addresses, iChat message headers and URLs, as well as other data.

June 2, 2010 by

Free apps install spyware on Macs

Mac users downloading free screensavers and a video converter app from several popular download sites also got spyware that installs a back door, collects data, and sends encrypted information to remote servers.

June 1, 2010 by

Source code for Skype eavesdropping trojan in the wild

Earlier this week, Swiss programmer Ruben Unteregger who has been reportedly working for a Swiss company ERA IT Solutions responsible for coding government sponsored spyware, has released the source code of a trojan horse that injects code into the Skype process in order to convert the incoming and outgoing voice data into an encrypted MP3 available at the disposal of the attacker.Here's how the trojan, currently detected as Trojan.

August 27, 2009 by

Green Dam definitively blocks political sites - and creates security breach

Despite China's claims that Green Dam Youth Escort - the spyware the government has commanded shall be installed on all new PCs - is merely a porn filter, it's now clear that the software filters a whole bunch of political content.According to The Wall Street Journal, a report by Harvard University researcher Isaac Mao, who has seen the code, says Green Dam's data files block "much more than Falun Gong.

June 11, 2009 by

TZ Personal Firewall

TZ personal firewall stops Hackers, Trojans, Spyware, Viruses, DOS attacks, and data thieves and protects your PC from Internet-borne...

February 10, 2011 by TrackZapper.com

Researcher: Sears' use of ComScore software falls short on privacy

Ben Edelman, an assistant professor at the Harvard Business School and noted anti-spyware researcher, says Sears and Kmart customers are giving up too much private data when they join a marketing program called "My SHC Community."Edelman walks through the installation of the ComScore software that powers Sears Holdings Community (SHC) and then argues that Sears falls short of Federal Trade Commission privacy standards.

December 31, 2008 by

Internet Cleanup

Hidden surveillance programs can be lurking on your Mac recording what you type, where you browse and even taking snapshots of your...

October 27, 2009 by Smith Micro

A silver lining for campus security

Fewer campuses reported security incidents and threats in 2006. Even thefts of computers containing confidential data and hacks of campus networks declined by a few percentage points, while reports of major virus or spyware infestations fell sharply.

October 10, 2006 by

VoIP service Jajah changes EULA to ease spyware concerns

 Update: on Tuesday, February 14, Jajah substantially revised the "Registration Data" and Collecting Information" sections of their EULA. In my judgment, the changes are specific enough to warrant retitling this post from "VoIP service Jajah on my mind- as possible spyware" to "VoIP service Jahah changes EULA to ease spyware concerns.

February 10, 2006 by

Spyware business booming - triples according to Webroot

Another study out today reports that spyware was on the rise in 2005.  Security company Webroot, makers of SpySweeper, released the State of Spyware Report for 2005:Consumers, small businesses and enterprises across the globe all experienced a record number of infection rates for the worst types of spyware in 2005 according to the report which contains data and information on the spyware plague for all of 2005.

February 7, 2006 by

Sony's antipiracy may end up on antivirus hit lists

Antivirus companies are considering protecting their customers from the digital rights management software used by Sony on some CDs.Kaspersky Lab has classed Sony's DRM software as spyware because, among other things, it can cause crashes and loss of data, and it can compromise system integrity and security.

November 6, 2005 by

Nearly all malware is spyware: Panda

Around 90 percent of malware found on both home and corporate PCs is spyware, according to Internet security firm Panda Software.Panda said it arrived at the figure after analysing data gathered from an online scanning utility.

March 30, 2005 by

Spyware planning off the mark

Spyware hasn't been showing up quite as heavily in our monthly IT Priorities survey as WatchGuard found in their recent study. Looking back over the last 16 months of our data, we see only a slight uptick in current spyware projects over the past few months, despite the fact that IT managers didn't focus specifically on spyware when laying their 12-month security plans.

January 20, 2005 by

Top spyware applications

WebRoot Software identified the top spyware applications, according to the data from Spy Audit, a free spyware scanner tool.PurityScan - PurityScan frequently displays pop-up advertisements onto your computer whenever you are online.

December 21, 2004 by

Top spyware applications

WebRoot Software identified the top spyware applications, according to the data from Spy Audit, a free spyware scanner tool.PurityScan - PurityScan frequently displays pop-up advertisements onto your computer whenever you are online.

December 21, 2004 by

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