Error
  • JUser::_load: Unable to load user with id: 67

Featured Articles

Snapdragon 400 is Qualcomm’s SoC for watches, wearables

Snapdragon 400 is Qualcomm’s SoC for watches, wearables

We wanted to learn a bit more about Qualcomm's plans for wearables and it turns out that the company believes its…

More...
Qualcomm sampling 20nm Snapdragon 810

Qualcomm sampling 20nm Snapdragon 810

We had a chance to talk to Michelle Leyden-Li, Senior Director of Marketing, QCT at Qualcomm and get an update on…

More...
EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Friday, 01 February 2008 11:18

Suspicious partners turn to spyware

Written by

Image

Never mind the hackers you don't know


Hackers
are making a fortune selling spyware to suspicious spouses who want to monitor and control their partners' every online move.

Anna Stepanov, Manager of the Anti-spyware Program at McAfee Avert Labs, said the software was also being used as a surveillance tool in cases of domestic abuse. She said spyware is ideal for abusers, who often feel the need to control all aspects of their victims' existence.

In a white paper released this week called /Spyware: A Morphing Campaign, she said that monitoring a victim's online access, cell phone log, or general computing activity is of more value than ever in controlling or threatening to hurt a victim.

More here.
Last modified on Saturday, 02 February 2008 04:54

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments