Sunday, July 25

spyware

Hacking, International, israel, NSO Group, spyware, Surveillance, Tech Insider, Terrorism, Washington Post, weekend BI US

Israeli military-grade spy software was used to hack phones of journalists, activists, executives, and 2 women connected to murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a report says

Military-grade spyware technology was used to hack the smartphones of journalists, activists, and executives, The Washington Post reported. Some of the affected journalists worked at outlets including CNN and The New York Times. The 37 numbers appeared on a list of 50,000 phone numbers in countries with a history of conducting surveillance on their own citizens, according to the report. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Audacity, spyware, Tendencias

They accuse Audacity of having turned into spyware | Digital Trends Spanish

Audacity, the popular audio editing software, is under fire after it was discovered that they were collecting data from their users without authorization. The report of Fosspost indicates that Audacity operates as spyware, according to the terms and conditions of use of the program that were updated just a few days ago. In the text, it is made explicit that the program collects some data and that it could even share it with governments or authorities, if necessary. Specifically, Audacity collects data from the operating system, IP, country of origin and other details "with the legitimate interest of offering and ensuring the correct functioning of the application". And this data could be used in countries in the economic zone of Europe, in addition to the United States and Russia. The...