Spyware articles

Mozilla demands firm halt spyware masquerading as Firefox

Gamma International, a British security firm with ostensibly few scruples, has been accused of developing surveillance software which intentionally masquerades as Firefox. The program's unauthorized similarities to Mozilla's well-known browser prompted the organization to issue a cease-and-desist notice in an…

Google issues another wave of state-sponsored attack warnings

Earlier this year Google began issuing warnings to several Gmail users that their accounts may have been the target of state-sponsored attacks. Google now says they have noticed attacks are on the rise and as such, have once again issued…

New Android malware spreads via infected websites

Mobile security firm, Lookout, warns of a new malware which may be spreading itself to unsuspecting Android handsets and tablets. Coined as "NotCompatible", the malware is being propagated via Android's web browser which is thought to be a first for the…